Though mobile mental health applications have the potential to be effective and may significantly improve treatment accessibility, the majority of apps that are currently available lack scientific...
Using iPads, a Web-based electronic Case-Finding and Help Assessment Tool (eCHAT) is an "acceptable and feasible" means of screening patients for unhealthy behaviors and negative mood...
The technical feasibility of gathering high frequency health data via Interactive Voice Response (IVR) may in some instances exceed the clinical benefit of doing so, finds an article in the Journal...
Depression is the biggest driver of health spending, according to a new study in Health Affairs.
There are a plethora of apps on the market to diagnose depression, identify symptoms, help patients understand their condition, and more. But a new app claims to help patients actually alleviate depression altogether.
Major depression can be challenging to treat, in part because so much depends on what happens after the patient leaves the doctor or therapist's office. Researchers at Northwestern University are
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering covering an annual screening for depression for Medicare enrollees, according to a decision memo. CMS believes there is enough
Interested in hearing about how telehealth applies to various clinical service areas? How about discussing telehealth's influence in emergency and disaster response? The ATA's 16th Annual
Three California universities have received research grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study methods of capturing "patient observations of daily living" on mobile and wireless devices
A Texas emergency physician has developed a questionnaire for the iPhone and iPod Touch to help people screen themselves and loved ones for depression. "When I was in the ER, I had seen a lot of