April 17, 2022: Spotlight on Virtual Mental Health Care
Sunday, April 17, at 5pm:
"Spotlight on Virtual Mental Health Care” explores how mental health care’s urgent pivot to new technologies fared during the pandemic’s critical stress test.
Through interviews with expert clinicians and researchers, explore the fast-developing landscape of virtual mental health care — its advancements, and its challenges. How well are telehealth options replacing in-person care? How is access improving for some people with socio-economic challenges, and where has the digital divide gotten worse? How did the relaxation of HIPAA and other medical information laws affect patient privacy? How has the pandemic accelerated the integration of virtual care tools, like mobile apps, into clinical care? What needs to happen to preserve improvements and further reduce barriers to access?