Behavioral Healthcare and Technology: Using Science-Based Innovations to Transform Practice

Hardcover | December 22, 2014

EditorLisa Marsch, Sarah Lord, Jesse Dallery

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In recent years, there has been an explosion of research focused on using technology in healthcare, including web- and mobile- health assessment and intervention tools, as well as smartphone sensors and smart environments for monitoring and promoting health behavior. This work has shown thattechnology-based therapeutic tools offer considerable promise for monitoring and responding to individuals' health behavior in real-time. They may also function as important "clinician-extenders" or stand-alone tools, may be cost-effective and may offer countless opportunities for tailoringbehavioral monitoring and intervention delivery in a manner that is optimally responsive to each individual's profile and health behavior trajectory over time. Additionally, informational and communication technologies may be used in the context of decision support tools to help individuals betterunderstand and access treatment. Technology may enable entirely new models of healthcare both within and outside of formal systems of care and thus offers the opportunity to revolutionize healthcare delivery.This edited book will define the state of scientific research related to the development, experimental evaluation, and effective dissemination of technology-based therapeutic tools targeting behavioral health. Behavioral Healthcare and Technology will provide an overview of current evidence-basedapproaches to leverage technology to promote behavioral health, including management of substance use, mental health, diet/exercise, medication adherence, as well as chronic disease self-management. Additionally, the book will define the state of implementation research examining models fordeploying technology-based behavioral healthcare systems and integrating them into various care settings to increase the quality and reach of evidence-based behavioral healthcare while reducing costs.

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In recent years, there has been an explosion of research focused on using technology in healthcare, including web- and mobile- health assessment and intervention tools, as well as smartphone sensors and smart environments for monitoring and promoting health behavior. This work has shown thattechnology-based therapeutic tools offer cons...

Lisa A. Marsch, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; and Director, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Sarah Elizabeth Lord, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:December 22, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199314027

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IntroductionSection I: OPTIMAL MODELS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY-BASED THERAPEUTIC TOOLS TARGETING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH1. Technology and the Stage Model of Behavioral Intervention Development2. Theoretical Models to Inform Technology-Based Health Behavior InterventionsSection II: EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACHES TO HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH3. Behavioral Monitoring and Assessment Via Sensing Technologies4. Technology-based Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol and Drug Use Problems5. Using Behavioral Intervention Technologies to Reduce the Burden of Mood and Anxiety Disorders6. Technologies for People with Serious Mental Illness7. Applying Technology to Medication Management and Adherence8. Technological Approaches to Assess and Treat Cigarette Smoking9. Technology-based Interventions to Promote Diet, Exercise and Weight Control10. Evidence-based Approaches to Harnessing Technology to Provide Social-Emotional SupportSection III: METHODS FOR THE EVALUATION OF TECHNOLOGY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE11. Health Analytics12. Research Designs to Develop and Evaluate Technology-Based Health Behavior Interventions13. Evaluating Mechanisms of Behavior Change to Inform and Evaluate Technology-Based Interventions14. Economics Analysis of Technology-based Behavioral Health Care SystemsSection IV: EFFECTIVE DISSEMINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION15. Models for Effective Dissemination and Implementation of Technology-based Behavioral Health Care Systems16. Privacy, Security, and Regulatory Considerations as Related to Behavioral Health Information Technology17. Harnessing mHealth in Low-Resource Settings to Overcome Health System Constraints and Achieve Universal Access to Health18. Open Architecture and Standards in Mobile HealthSection V: PUBLIC HEALTH AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS19. Using Technology to Integrate Behavioral Health into Primary Care20. The Potential of Technology Solutions for Behavioral Healthcare Disparities21. Behavioral Health Information Technology Adoption in the Context of a Changing Healthcare Landscape22. Envisioning the Future: Transformation of Health Care Systems via Technology