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Digital technology is rapidly changing the landscape of health care by opening access and enhancing care coordination. Patients are more engaged in their health and well-being through various digital platforms. This section provides resources on technology’s impact on behavioral health.

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“Lighting Your Way”: A Digital Tool For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With The Behavioral Symptoms Of Dementia

“Lighting Your Way”: A Digital Tool For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With The Behavioral Symptoms Of Dementia

John Schall, Chief Executive Officer of Caregiver Action Network, chats with Dennis Sholler about “Lighting Your Way,” a new digital tool for caregivers of loved ones with the behavioral symptoms of dementia. During this interview, John walks through the “Lighting Your Way” digital tool on the Caregiver Action Network website….
Few Smartphone-Based Mental Health Apps Provide More Than Basic Features

Few Smartphone-Based Mental Health Apps Provide More Than Basic Features

Although various mental health services are offered via smartphone apps, only a few provide innovative features like specialized therapies. In a review of 578 commercially available mental health apps, just 1% offer biofeedback and sensor data, 2% offer acceptance and commitment therapy, and 2% offer dialectical behavioral therapy. Instead, most…

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