Kamal Jethwani on Expanding Mental Health Care in Diverse Communities (TIPS 2018)

Part of panel discussion, Open Access: Expanding Mental Healthcare in Diverse Communities Globally and in the U.S.

These remarks were part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred November 1-2, 2018 at JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, is the senior director of Connected Health Innovation, where he leads a multidisciplinary team in creating and validating innovative, technology-enabled solutions to re-imagine the healthcare experience. Dr. Jethwani focuses on enabling better care by improving patient engagement, patient-provider communication, and patient satisfaction. His work so far has shown that programs that are personalized to each patient’s unique psychology and needs forge higher engagement, and in turn, better outcomes. He has worked extensively with sensor technology, wearables, and mobile devices to personalize care and understand behavioral motivations that dictate health choices.

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