Consumer research published on 9th May 2022 reveals that people aged from 18 to 44 years old would choose digital health to support a mental health condition over and above prescription medication, such as an antidepressant. The independent research was carried out by OnePoll, which interviewed 2000 people for ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps.
About the Webinar: We cannot continue to deliver mental health care in the same way and expect to have improved outcomes. A paradigm shift is needed to disrupt the status quo. Implementing a stepped care model, one that leverages…
eMHIC's 'Free Student Membership' initiative will be used to host students from the University of Otago enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Health. Students will gain access to the full suite of eMHIC membership benefits, and use the online Discussion Forums as part of their coursework.
Summary: The New Zealand Digital Health Association (DHA) is a not-for-profit group dedicated to championing digital technology in healthcare throughout New Zealand. A special interest group within DHA was established to focus specifically on mental health, addiction and well-being: the…
NICE has, for the first time, recommended a digital therapeutic to treat insomnia. The app Sleepio was developed by digital therapeutics company Big Health, and is a self-help tool which draws on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) principles.
Policy-makers in the EU are promoting an array of digital health programs, such as the European Health Data Space unveiled earlier this month. But lack of awareness and knowledge could stymy their impact.
There is little doubt about technologies’ potential to disrupt and transform adolescent mental health, however, we still have some way to go before we realize this potential and progress will require global action. This opinion piece discusses current solutions and their performance, and suggestsions for future directions.