Focused Issue on Developing Telehealth Programs for Remote and Isolated Populations

Posted On 2019-06-23 12:29:12


This focused issue on “Developing Telehealth Programs for Remote and Isolated Populations” is edited by Dr. Matt Mishkind, from School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA.

Dr. Matt Mishkind’s career has focused on developing programs that utilize technology to improve access to health care, and the overall development of organizations. He began his health care career with the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He also served as one of the original staff members tasked with developing the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) located on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington State. His particular focus was on developing telehealth programs for remote and otherwise isolated populations.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Overview of Telemental Health to Serve Remote Populations
  2. Telemental Health to Provide Psychiatric Services to Remote Veterans
  3. Use of Mobile Apps to Deliver Clinical Telemental Health Services
  4. Telehealth to Integrate Primary and Behavioral Health Care
  5. Telemental Health in Correctional Institutions
  6. Correctional telepsychiatry in remote and isolated areas
  7. Delivering Telemental health Services to Patient Homes
  8. New Innovations in Technology-Assisted Mental Health Treatment
  9. Telehealth to Treat Addictions/Reslience
  10. Telemental Health for Remote Outpatient Services
  11. Telemental Health to Non-Traditional Locations