TQ Teleconnection- July 2017
Telemental Health Program Targets Military Caregivers in Texas
A Texas healthcare provider is using a telemental health platform to connect with caregivers for military families, where depression rates are four times higher than other populations.
Armed with a USAA grant, the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio has launched a 12-week program to provide telehealth counseling to some 50 military families. The caregivers will talk too licensed therapists via telehealth on a wide variety of issues, including pain management, the effects of traumatic brain injury and mood and anxiety disorders, with evaluations of the interactions taken every four weeks.
mHealth Intelligence (7/17/17)