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Defining, Clarifying, & Implementing Digital Tools For Mental Health

Digital tools are one of the newest therapeutic modalities for the prevention, management, or treatment of chronic, behavior-modifiable disease.1 In this webinar, Dr. Jake Behrens and Dr. Margaret Emerson will share their expertise in the utilization of digital tools. Together, they will define digital health tools, clarify their potential application in clinical practice, and describe digital tool implementation best practices.

Objectives:

    • Define Digital Heath Tools
    • Clarify the Application of Digital Tools in Mental Health Treatment
    • Outline the Implementation of Digital Tools in Clinical Practice

1 Patel NA, Butte AJ. Characteristics and challenges of the clinical pipeline of digital therapeutics NPJ Digit Med.2020;3:159.

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Jake-Behrens

Jake Behrens, MD

CEO & Medical Director, Regional Director Envision ADHD, Brightside Health

Margaret-Emerson

Margaret Emerson, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Dr. Margaret Emerson is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is the site where she completed her Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees. Dr. Emerson has extensive expertise in the development and delivery of Integrated and Collaborative care modalities in a variety of clinical environments. Notably she was one of the first psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in the state of Nebraska to serve in the psychiatric consultant role. Her research efforts have focused on improving access to care among the underserved patient populations within the integrative environments through the use of mobile technology. As a result of this work she was selected as an expert panelist for the American Psychiatric Association App Advisory Panel. She is regularly an invited speaker and consultant across the United States to disseminate her expertise in integrated care and use of technology. She most recently was awarded an American Rescue Plan Act grant enabling her to develop one of the first integrated care student health clinics in rural Nebraska. This grant focuses on technology and tailored training to promote exposure and interest in these delivery models.
Jason-Carter

Jason Carter, PharmD (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Dr. Jake Behrens and Dr. Margaret Emerson are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC).
Dr. Jason Carter is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC).

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