Learn more about the use of mHealth technology in mental health care
Mental health affects all aspects of our life. Yet, it’s the most neglected area of public health, resulting in comorbidity with substance use disorders.
In 2000 only eight clinical trials used digital health technologies to assist the trial; however, by 2017, the numbers had increased to 1,100 trials. It has been estimated that by 2025, 70% of clinical trials will incorporate digital sensors.
With this smartphone app, users can share valuable health data with their therapists in real-time. The data on the smartphone app helps therapists get a more accurate overview of how each individual is feeling, which enables a better treatment.
Peter Hagelund talks about his experience of getting the wrong diagnosis and how finally after six years he got the right diagnosis and treatment.
Online therapy can be more effective than in person therapy for people with depression according to new research led by McMaster University.
Getting started with mHealth technology for mental health can seem like a daunting process even though it has proven to bring many benefits to medical practice such as improving medication adherence, increase patient engagement and improve health outcomes in a cost-efficient way.
MHealth solutions can improve health outcomes in a cost-efficient and scalable way. They assist medical professionals with management and documentation of complete records to improve productivity, communicate findings, and allow access to information.
Mobile health technology can be used to support important decision making in diagnosis and treatment, especially in the field of mental health. It can empower patients by involving them in their own treatment and by providing them with the tools needed to help them...
Connected health or technology-enabled care (TEC) is the collective term used for telecare, telehealth, telemedicine, mHealth, digital health, and eHealth services. TEC is now seen as a fundamental part of the solution to solve many healthcare challenges.
There are now 318,000 mHealth apps available in the market, that number has nearly doubled since 2015 driven by increased smartphone adoption and ongoing heavy investment in the digital health market.