How To Use Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Other New Treatment Technologies In Population Health Management: A Case Study

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Aug. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The health and human services industry has begun shifting to a population health approach urging organizations to look for new and innovative ways to provide care and ease the transition. Technologies and programs such as online cognitive behavioral therapy have become increasingly popular for organizations looking for creative ways to provide treatment to the populations they serve. Whether it's new tools or innovative uses for technologies in the current market, digital technologies are changing the way organizations provide care and manage the shift to population health.

Join Samantha Matlin, Ph.D., Special Advisor to the Commissioner and Senior Director for Health Promotion at the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) on September 1 at 2:00pm EST to hear how the city of Philadelphia is using digital technologies like Beating the Blues US, an online cognitive behavioral therapy program, to support their shift to a population health management approach. During this exclusive 90-minute session, Dr. Matlin will share examples of technologies currently being used and the innovative ways these tools are being offered to individuals needing care.

This highly anticipated case study presentation will showcase:

  • How Philadelphia DBHIDS has been moving to a population health management approach
  • The technologies Philadelphia DBHIDS is using for population health management
  • How Philadelphia DBHIDS is using online cognitive behavioral therapy to meet the Triple Aim

And don't miss a live question and answer session at the conclusion of this event where Dr. Matlin will answer questions live from the audience!

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All registrants will receive (at no charge and regardless of attendance) a recording of the webinar and an electronic copy of the presentation slides at its conclusion.

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