Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)

Mobile Health (mHealth) Versus Clinic-Based Group Intervention for People With Serious Mental Illness: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: mHealth approaches that use mobile phones to deliver interventions can help improve access to care for people with serious mental illness. The goal was to evaluate how mHealth performs against more traditional treatment.

Mobile Health for Mental Health in West Africa: The Case for Ghana.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Although underdeveloped in mental health care, the sub-Saharan country of Ghana is advanced in telecommunications.

A Hierarchical Framework for Evaluation and Informed Decision Making Regarding Smartphone Apps for Clinical Care.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

With thousands of smartphone apps targeting mental health, it is difficult to ignore the rapidly expanding use of apps in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Patients with psychiatric conditions are interested in mental health apps and have begun to use them.

Summary of Key Issues Raised in the Technology for Early Awareness of Addiction and Mental Illness (TEAAM-I) Meeting.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Technology provides an unparalleled opportunity to remove barriers to earlier identification and engagement in services for mental and addictive disorders by reaching people earlier in the course of illness and providing links to just-in-time, cost-effective interventions.

Opportunities for Flexible, On-Demand Care Delivery Through Telemedicine.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Efficient response to health care needs when clinical resources are limited is a critical issue in health care delivery. Technologies such as telemedicine hold promise to support adaptive service delivery models to address these issues.

The Use of Telepsychiatry to Provide Cost-Efficient Care During Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies.

Publication Date: 
Oct 16, 2017

OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated a videoconference-based psychiatric emergency consultation program (telepsychiatry) at geographically dispersed emergency department (ED) sites that are part of the network of care of an academic children's hospital system.

Telehealth Delivery of Mental Health Services: An Analysis of Private Insurance Claims Data in the United States.

Publication Date: 
Sep 01, 2017

OBJECTIVE: This study characterizes telehealth claims for mental health and substance abuse (MH/SA) services by using national private claims data.

Cost-Effectiveness of Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Publication Date: 
Jul 03, 2017

OBJECTIVE: The study examined the cost-effectiveness of a telemedicine-based collaborative care model designed to increase rural veterans' engagement in evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Home-Based Outpatient Telepsychiatry to Improve Adherence With Treatment Appointments: A Pilot Study.

Publication Date: 
Mar 01, 2017

OBJECTIVE: This study examined whether patients who had been nonadherent with outpatient appointments and who were randomly assigned to receive treatment through a telepsychiatry intervention (home-based video teleconferencing) would show improvement in adherence to appointments, compared with a

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