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Application of Digital Health Interventions

Research on digital heath interventions in mental health

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Application of Digital Health Interventions
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In this course, you’ll learn digital health applications on complex diseases. Based on WHO guidelines, digital health intervention is defined as a discrete functionality of digital technology that is applied to achieve health objectives. We will explore research on the development of digital health. Issues like why digital health is important and how digital health can affect our future will be discussed.

Next, we will focus on the digital application of stress and mental diseases such as insomnia, depression,  and schizophrenia. There are many apps that utilize the Cognitive behavioral therapy module to interact with users. We will try on several apps and webtool and discuss how these tools can help patients change behavior, cognition, or alleviate their pain. In the last week, we will see cases of digital apps studying dementia, and patient care.

While apps related to healthcare spring up in the market for the public, how could we evaluate the efficacy of these apps? We will read a couple of research papers and studying the evaluation form. With the advanced medical technologies and innovations on mobile, how these medical applications can benefit the health system still face many challenges. By completing this course, you will gain a  better understanding of what digital health development is heading toward.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Overview of Digital Health Intervention
  • Explore current development of medical application
  • Mental illness and eHealth application
  • Cases of patient with complex diseases

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By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the basics of digital health intervention
  • Evaluate medical apps
  • Describe the potential development of digital health application
  • Approaches to integrating mental illness and digital health 
  • Explore mobile apps on complex diseases

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interested in the psychonology, digital health and mental illness.

Who will you learn with?

Professor, Graduate Institute of Mind, Brain, and Consciousness.

Dr.Shabbir Syed-Abdul,is an associate professor of Health informatics at Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.

Luis Fernandez-Luque has been involved in eHealth research and development for over 10 years. He is researcher at www.qcri.org & co-funder of Salumedia. https://www.linkedin.com/in/luisfernandezluque

Yu-Chuan Jack Li is a pioneer of AI in Medicine, Medical Informatics Research and a dermatologist in Taiwan. Find out more on http://www.jackli.cc

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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