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In-depth: Beth Israel's digital psychiatry division looks to integrate passive, active phone data into patient care

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The Division of Digital Psychiatry is looking at using data to educate patients and predict adverse events.

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Tele-psychiatry helps small provider expand services, treat during pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As is the case nationally, psychiatry is in limited supply in the area of River Valley Health and Dental Center in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. No question existed in the minds of staff about the value of adding psychiatry to their continuum of care. ” "Given the shortage of psychiatry providers nationwide and specifically in our rural area, hiring our own psychiatrist was not possible." Using telehealth for psychiatry was an obvious solution, King stated.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry , also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha , which services Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota, provides an excellent example of the impact telemedicine psychiatry has on patients and providers. The Need for Telemedicine Psychiatry. Building a Telemedicine Psychiatry Program.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha , which services Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota, provides an excellent example of the impact telemedicine psychiatry has on patients and providers. The Need for Telemedicine Psychiatry. Building a Telemedicine Psychiatry Program.

Verily researchers, former FDA commissioner call for device sensors, data analytics adoption in psychiatry

Mobi Health News

Psychiatry has long stood as one of the more subjective areas of care, but new technologies and large-scale data generation and analysis may offer a more quantifiable approach to mental health treatment.

Physicians will decide the fate of the digital therapeutics industry

Mobi Health News

Authors from Mental & Brain Health Investment and Columbia Psychiatry Mind Ventures write about the future of digital therapeutics.

Is your smartphone leading to burnout?

KevinMD

Tech Health IT PsychiatryBurnout and dealing with its symptoms has become a hot topic in the last decade. It’s a problem that has multiple contributing factors. Some of those factors are thrust upon us and are beyond our control, such as government regulations. Other factors are self-imposed, and thus under our control, such as volunteering for extra call […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

3 ways tech innovation can fight physician burnout

KevinMD

Tech Primary Care PsychiatryAccording to published reports, over 50 percent of doctors are burned out. The reason? They are overwhelmed by payment and quality rules as well as poor information technology. It’s no secret that physicians spend long hours seeing patients. But as financial pressures have mounted within hospitals, doctors are forced to perform more administrative tasks. In fact, administrative tasks account for nearly. Read more.

A psychiatrist’s perspective on the digital pill

KevinMD

Tech Medications PsychiatryOne of my readers, Natalie, wondered about my thoughts about the digital pill. My initial reactions were similar to several of those who were interviewed for the article. The digital pill, which provides electronic information to confirm whether someone has ingested the medication, has great potential to become a tool of coercion.

Increase behavioral health access and convenience with virtual care

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behavioral health psychiatric health psychiatric practice psychiatry telehealth telemental health telementalhealth telepsychiatry specialist suicide depression virtual care ED avoidableED“ The shortage of psychiatrists is an escalating crisis of more severity than shortages faced in virtually any other specialty.” - Merritt Hawkins & Associates.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

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What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Blog behavioral health consumer telehealth telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine telemedicine psychiatry telepsychaitryApproximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. 2 The reasons why those suffering do not seek treatment vary, but often times it’s associated with things such as stigma and a lack of access to care.

Treating Mental Health through Telehealth: Understanding Physician and Consumer Willingness

American Well

Blog behavioral health consumer telehealth telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine telemedicine psychiatry telepsychaitryApproximately one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness, 1 but only 41% of those with a mental illness receive the necessary treatment. 2 The reasons why those suffering do not seek treatment vary, but often times it’s associated with things such as stigma and a lack of access to care.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

Blog behaviroal health mental health telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine psychiatry telepsychiatryWith one in five U.S. adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

Blog behaviroal health mental health telebehavioral health telehealth telemedicine psychiatry telepsychiatryWith one in five U.S. adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care.

Study: online therapy program reduces MS patients' fatigue

Mobi Health News

A study recently published in the BMJ’s Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry found that a digital interactive therapy tool designed for multiple sclerosis patients, Gaia’s Elevida, was effective in reducing MS-related fatigue

Study: App-backed intervention led to nonsignificant decrease in teen suicide attempts

Mobi Health News

Suicide attempts were less frequent, albeit nonsignificantly, among adolescents who received an inpatient suicide intervention supported in the following weeks by a specialized app, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry

Study: Immersive VR therapy reduces individuals' fear of heights

Mobi Health News

An investigation published yesterday in The Lancet Psychiatry found that automated cognitive intervention delivered via sessions with a consumer-grade virtual reality headset effectively reduced individuals’ fear of heights, and was generally well received by those participating in the study

HIMSSCast: Digital Health around Boston

Mobi Health News

They included an office visit to the Division of Digital Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Patient Safety in a Digital World symposium held at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the MassChallenge Health Tech Accelerator's Opening Night. In this grab-bag episode of HIMSSCast, Laura Lovett, an editor at MobiHealthNews, chats with host Jonah Comstock about three recent in-person reporting experiences here in the Boston area, where MobiHealthNews is based.

How our 'digital footprints' are changing mental healthcare

Mobi Health News

Every patient experiences mental illness differently, but as technology becomes more ingrained in people’s lives, it’s easier to track behavior and how that correlates to mental health, John Torous, MD, co-director of digital psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said today at Mad*Pow's Health Experience Design (HXD) Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts

How New Advances In Brain Technology May Revolutionize Behavioral Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

They’re also relatively new in the history of psychiatry, and their advent is allowing us to more accurately diagnose and treat those who suffer […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Antonio Rotondo, licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in neuropsychology.

Small study links behavioral, neural changes in ADHD boys receiving video game intervention

Mobi Health News

A recent small study published in Nature’s Translational Psychiatry journal observed a change in the brain networking and behavior of boys receiving a video game-based treatment for ADHD. Conducted in Singapore, the study was conducted as part of a larger controlled investigation of boys with ADHD. It compared an intervention group of 18 participants (mean age 9 years) to a control arm of 11 participants (mean age 9.45 years

Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care

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By Justin Hunt, MD, MS, head of psychiatry, Ginger. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. From banking to healthcare to grocery delivery—businesses and organizations across multiple industries are pivoting to leverage text messaging as a way to reach consumers. And in behavioral healthcare, text-based coaching is paving the way for increased access to support.

Leading the AMA Through Three Historic Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

Psychiatry. In her tenure as American Medical Association President, Dr Patrice Harris has faced a unique confluence of challenges – physician burnout, the COVID-19 pandemic, and racial inequality. Dr. Harris was the 274th President of the AMA, but was the organization’s first African-American woman to hold that position. Her specialty? Her experience? County public health […].

Faster Pace for Corporate Investments and Behavioral Health in COVID-Driven Digital Health Era

Health Populi

In the top over $100 mm mega-deals struck the first half of 2020, Mindstrong Health raised $100 mm in May to further build out its platform for therapy and psychiatry. The pace of digital health investments quickened in the first half of 2020, based on Rock Health’s look at health-tech financing in mid-year. Digital health companies garnered $5.4 billion in the first half of the year, record-setting according to Rock Health.

Ransomware Mental Health

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The Minnesota-based Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology announced that it was targeted by a strain of … Read more. Ransomware Attack Strikes Mental Health Provider Another ransomware attack has been making headlines this week–this time, the attack targeted a mental health care provider. The post Ransomware Mental Health appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

Network in the Big Easy on Bourbon at ATA 2019

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Teletherapy is closing the provider gap in rural North Dakota

Clocktree

Once a week, psychiatry residents training at the University of North Dakota treat rural residents across the state by video chat. There is a nationwide shortage of mental health services, but this shortage is even more pronounced in rural states like North Dakota. In response to the shortage, the state has boosted telemedicine as an option for mental health care.

Telehealth keeps I/DD patients close with their docs during pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

” The Arc rolled out the technology initially with its mental health providers, who offer psychiatry/medication monitoring services, social work counseling and mental health counseling.

Five notable technology offerings for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Tembo.Health. " Tembo.Health, funded at least in part by Primetime Partners , a new aging-focused VC firm, is a p rovider of telemedicine services intended to connect patients with specialty services like psychiatry and cardiology, including those in nursing homes.

Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Since launching tele-psychiatry, the emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%. CaroMont now offers 24/7 psychiatry coverage, supporting onsite staff in cases where the decision to discharge or admit is unclear without a specialist consult, successfully reducing its annual Code Purple (overflowing ED) hours from 1,700 to just 148.

Psychiatrists, internal medicine doctors see biggest jumps in compensation packages

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Physicians in two in-demand specialties—psychiatry and internal medicine—saw the biggest jumps in compensation packages offered in 2017. Psychiatrists, the ninth most frequently placed provider by The Medicus Firm, showed the greatest jump in total average compensation package offers accepted by physicians placed last year, according to the national healthcare recruiting company

Honor Your Doctor – It’s National Doctors Day Today (and EveryDay)

Health Populi

There are physician shortages for both primary care and certain specialty areas like surgery, psychiatry geriatrics and…infectious disease. Today, March 30, is National Doctors Day. We honor doctors annually on this day. But every day, we must honor physicians for bolstering the health and wellness of our fellow Americans, our beloved families and friends, and our selves.

More ways to provide care: Telehealth’s leaps in 2019

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Tele-psychiatry stepping up. There are other tele-psychiatry apps, as well, with more broad scopes. The TytoHome is a device that can accurately capture exam data on lungs, ears, eyes and other vitals routinely during any doctor visit. Equipped with a camera for video conferencing, it enables physicians to perform remote checkups. The device made it into Time’s 2019 100 Best Inventions list , illustrating just how widespread telehealth has come. Telemedicine advances in 2019.

Exciting Announcements from SEARCH2018!

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March 2019 Telemedicine News

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