New Digital Psychiatry Tools to Improve Care

May 1, 2021
John Torous, MD, MBI

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Sherin Khan, LCSW

The last year has seen an unprecedented shift in the medical landscape, and mental health care is no exception. Experts look at the evidence and risks of digital tools, apps, telehealth, and other technologies for the treatment of serious mental illness.

CONFERENCE REPORTER

The last year has seen an unprecedented shift in the medical landscape, and mental health care is no exception. Experts look at the evidence and risks of digital tools, apps, telehealth, and other technologies for the treatment of serious mental illness.

In this video, John Torous, MD, and Sherin Khan, LCSW, briefly talk about their presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, on Monday, May 3, from 2-3 PM.

The title of the session is Three New Tools to Augment Care for People With Serious Mental Illness. Speakers are Sherin Khan, LCSW; John Torous, MD, MBI; Amy Cohen, PhD; Tristan Gorrindo, MD, and Moderator, John Luo, MD.

Dr Torous is director of the Digital Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston; editor in chief of JMIR Mental Health; and Digital Psychiatry editor for Psychiatric TimesTM. Twitter: @JohnTorousMD​. Sherin Khan, LCSW, is the Senior Director of Workforce and Organizational Development at Thresholds, Illinois' oldest and largest provider of community mental health services; and Social Work Expert for SMI Adviser.