Health Information Technology (HIT):

Multi-Agent-Based Simulation of a Complex Ecosystem of Mental Health Care

Care coordination technology has the potential to reduce system fragmentation and prevent patient crisis situations. To learn more, explore this brief overview of a project that used agent-based simulation modeling to see changes that resulted from using this technology.

Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BIT):

Aligning Health Information Technologies With Effective Service Delivery Models to Improve Chronic Disease Care

How much do you know about the collaborative care model? Read this short summary to discover the 5 key principles of collaborative care and ways in which health information technology can support each area.

Behavioral Intervention Technologies:

Evidence Review and Recommendations for Future Research in Mental Health

Behavioral intervention technologies have the potential to bring behavioral treatment to populations who otherwise could not access it. Here, learn about 6 types of behavioral intervention technologies and next steps for incorporating them into existing health care delivery systems.

Mobile Psychiatry:

Toward Improving the Care for Bipolar Disorder

How do we gather objective, real-time data on our patients’ mental states? Read about a prototype of an “early warning system” that could point to signals and triggers of a mood episode in bipolar patients and then successfully cue an early intervention to stop that episode before it starts.


Behavioral Change in the Era of Digital Mental Health

John Torous, MD, and Steven Chan, MD

Can technology-based mental health tools change the field for the better? Patients, clinicians, and researchers hope so, but there are still issues that need to be worked out. Find out more in this blog post.

The Therapeutic Alliance in the Age of Digital Health

Revere L. Greist and John H. Greist, MD

Mobile and digital health applications can enhance doctor-patient relationships and substitute for the therapeutic relationship when none is possible. In this blog post, hear all about the benefits of digital health applications, why they are here to stay, and why we should embrace them.