Artificial Intelligence or AI, often used interchangeably with machine learning, is a prominent part of what is new, exciting, confusing – and for some, including fans of the Terminator series of horror movies, a little scary. The power of AI…
Charles Curie, Principal and Founder, The Curie Group, LL and Member of the Bipartisan Policy Center Task Force, spoke at the November 2021 eMHIC Congress on how to transform the historically segregated approach to providing mental health, substance use and physical health treatment services into one that consistently provides whole person care.
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The Lancet and Financial times Commission on Governing Health Futures 2030: Growing up in a Digital World
Digital transformations are well underway in all areas of life. These have brought about substantial and wide-reaching changes, in many areas, including health. But large gaps remain in our understanding of the interface between digital technologies and health, particularly for young people.
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Australia continues to rapidly integrate telehealth as an accepted and much desired element of health care delivery, in particular within the mental health space. Recent activity by the Federal Government has signalled continued growth in this area. Notably, the House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has now released its final report into this critical and complex issue (the Report). In addition to the Report, the Australian Federal Government has also recently commenced a period of consultation on its Primary Health Care Plan 10 Year Plan, noting the acceleration of telehealth’s role in the usual course of health care in Australia.
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In this webinar, eMental Health International Collaborative leaders will discuss how to get the policy and standards context right. The pandemic has put enormous strain on lots of people’s mental health and shone a spotlight on issues that were there…
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COVID-19 has transformed the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) The urgency of this pandemic has driven unprecedented digital transformation throughout health and care. It has transformed people’s relationship with the NHS – for the better. The Digital Transformation Plan sets out the…
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The Importance of Prioritizing Mental Health and Self-Care for Healthcare Workers and how Digital Solutions can Help
Mental Health Challenges among Healthcare Workers During recent years, the mental health needs of healthcare providers have been gaining attention as a major public health concern and threat to quality care delivery. Healthcare professionals are exposed to multiple stress factors within…
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Scoping and development of a National Digital Mental Health Framework: Current State Assessment Report
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been engaged by the Australian Government Department of Health to scope and develop a National Digital Mental Health Framework (the Framework) under the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. The objective is to develop a…
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Global Governance Toolkit for Digital Mental Health: Building Trust in Disruptive Technology for Mental Health
A new resource, Global Governance Toolkit for Digital Mental Health, developed by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with Deloitte was launched on 6 April, 2021. Its purpose is to provide help for governments, regulators and independent assurance bodies to…
This editorial is part of the Lancet Psychiatry’s latest issue published in April 2021. The article discusses challenges to implementing new digital tools into existing clinical infrastructures; in particular how to overcome systemic inequalities by ensuring equitable access to digital solutions, and how…