Last week, I sat down with tech-savvy Dr. Carrie Singer, owner of Quince Orchard Psychotherapy based in Rockville, MD. Together we discussed what it's been like to be a mental health provider during the pandemic, what the typical patient journey toward finding the right care is today, how she built a successful therapist network, and where she sees the digital behavioral health industry going.
The demand for digital therapeutics has accelerated as technology has advanced, provider shortages persist, and more consumers are looking for solutions to their mental health concerns amid the pandemic. Digital therapeutics serve as non-drug alternatives to support mental wellbeing and they are also reducing barriers to care for underserved populations.
GDBHT partner New Directions Behavioral Health has acquired Tridiuum, another GDBHT partner, creating a leading provider of technology-enabled behavioral health services.
In an attempt to help the entire family and ease the burden on the working parents, employers are increasingly interested in behavioral health benefits that are family-focused.
Wow! It has been another year of COVID-19, another year of virtual care. What's in store for mental health and substance use tech and innovation in 2022? Join me as I grill my GDBHT live co-host, David Ricupero, for his thoughts on where behavioral health tech is headed next year!
We’ve been discussing the migration to precision medicine in several of our blog posts lately. One exciting field that is equipping providers to offer individualized mental healthcare is pharmacogenetics.
When it comes to conditions such as depression and anxiety, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment. Each treatment plan must be personalized and rely on data in order to achieve better outcomes.
This week, we have an exciting interview with one company who is making leaps and bounds towards improving provider data accuracy to support patients in getting the exact right care they need.
This Thanksgiving, I want to recognize the caregivers who have stuck by so many of us throughout COVID-19 and so much more this year. The events of these last few years have made a significant impact on caregivers’ mental health, and I’m delighted to showcase two organizations doing important work to support caregivers everywhere.
Integrated care has been an ongoing goal in the healthcare industry, but Included Health is raising the standards and integrating care for everyone, everywhere.
How NeuroFlow and Magellan Health are working together on an initiative to support a health plan for suicide prevention efforts, using technology to proactively identify individuals needing support and getting them access to mental health support.
Last week, three youth health agencies, American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Association, declared a state of national emergency in child and adolescent mental health. Several health tech companies and GDBHT partners came together to inspire a call to action.
In an effort to debunk the myths and establish a trustworthy source, 120/80 MKTG has started a new campaign, “Just the Facts on Vax: Inoculating Against Disinformation.” I sat down with 120/80 MKTG’s spokesperson and writer and director of the campaign, Jon Reiner, and his team to learn more.
Personalized approaches are imperative for conditions like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that are so highly stigmatized. The general approach fails to identify the unique symptoms of the individual and their specific needs.
Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by many of the nation’s top health conditions, including mental health. Health disparities are a multi-dimensional problem that cannot be solved by one single solution.
This week, I got a chance to talk to Kristian Ranta, Founder and CEO of Meru Health, about how they are deploying their evidence-based approach to mental healthcare and their recent funding announcement.
I was so excited to sit down with their Executive Director, Yolo Akili, to learn more about their incredible work and how they are supporting people of color and LGBTQ+ folks nationwide.
I sat down with Dr. Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Psychiatry Medical Director at Lyra Health, to learn about their exciting new expansions to address these growing needs.
World Suicide Prevention Day was on September 10. I want to highlight some of the great efforts taking place within our Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech community to prevent suicide, starting with our friend, colleague and employee benefits guru, John Hansbrough.
Eric Meier, President and CEO of Owl, talks about what are some of the latest methods for measuring outcomes in our field, why it’s important, and how an organization implement measurement-based care in behavioral health successfully.
Can a trusted consumer brand reduce stigma and draw more people into the mental health care they need? I had a chance to connect with the Headspace Health leadership team about the merger, read more in the blog.
The integration of physical and behavioral health services is increasingly becoming a priority for health insurance companies, employers and providers. Stephanie Tilenius, Founder & CEO of Vida Health, shares her thoughts.
Hopelab recently announced an external investment initiative—Hopelab Ventures—a commitment to partner with innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders who advance the well-being of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ youth. I caught up with Dr. Danielle Ramo, Ph.D. to learn more.
Representation matters, especially when we’re talking about developing inclusive mental health solutions for all individuals. André Blackman, Founder and CEO of Onboard Health, shares his advice.
With increased attention to youth mental health through the pandemic, more resources are pouring into the topic than ever before. Allyson Plosko, Director of Telosity, shared their approach to investing in youth mental health startups.
There is a lot of activity happening in digital therapeutics right now. I caught up with Dr. Chris Wasden, Head of HappifyDTx, again to learn about their latest announcement.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Unfortunately, racial/ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes.
Collaborative Care has been taking off lately in behavioral health. In fact, many speakers at our conference talked about how they are launching new Collaborative Care initiatives.