Aug 29 Mental Health Mobile Apps & Telemental Health SAMHSA Webinar

Date:   Wednesday, August 29, 2018 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Register today at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6589305408312214530 

  1. An Evaluation Framework and the Future of Mental Health Mobile Apps
    About Our Speaker: John Torous, MD, MBI, is director of the Digital Psychiatry Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospital. Dr. Torous is a member the American Psychiatric Association’s Committee on Mental Health Information Technology.

    Goals and Objectives
    • To provide an overview of the current landscape and future of mental health apps
    • To provide an overview of the APA’s App Evaluation Model for informed decision making using apps
    • To describe privacy and security issues around the use of apps
    • To describe current evidence for and against apps.
    • To describe usability issues with apps that patients may encounter
    • To describe appropriate data sharing and interoperability
  2. Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health: An Overview
    About Our Speaker: Jay Shore, MD, MPH, is director of Telemedicine at the Arthur and Helen E. Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Shore is the Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Committee on Telepsychiatry.

    Goals and Objectives
    • To provide an overview of the current best practices in telepsychiatry
    • To provide a summary of the current policy challenges around telepsychiatry
    • To describe administrative, technical, and legal considerations around telepsychiatry
    • To describe clinical and policy implications when implementing telepsychiatry

Thank you,

Dennis

Dennis O. Romero, MA
Regional Administrator
DHHS Region II (NJ, NY, PR, U.S. VI & the Federally Recognized Tribes In The Northeast)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (DHHS)
Jacob Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3337
New York, NY 10278
(212) 264-8097
Website: www.samhsa.gov /1-877-726-4727

Thank you.

Carmen

Carmen Negron
Administrative Assistant
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Region II (NJ, NY, PR, U.S. VI)
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3337
New York, New York 10278
Phone: 212-264-5192
Fax: 212-264-2673
E-mail: carmen.negron@samhsa.hhs.gov
Website: www.samhsa.gov/1-877-726-4727

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