Pioneering the Future of Mental Healthcare: Leveraging Research in Emerging Digital Technologies and Computational Psychiatry
Innovative digital technologies and AI-driven solutions in Computational Psychiatry and related disciplines offer transformative possibilities for revolutionizing mental healthcare access and delivery. These emerging technologies provide personalized mental health solutions, necessitating rigorous research to establish their safety, effectiveness, and engagement. To fully harness the potential of these advancements, robust multidisciplinary research supporting safe data management, clinical efficacy, and health economic outcomes is paramount. This level of evidence instils confidence among healthcare providers, driving adoption and paving the way for regulatory approval. Recognizing the indispensable role of applied research in shaping the future of mental healthcare, the talk will explore collaborative efforts and strategic research partnerships to unlock the full potential of computational Psychiatry and usher in a new era of personalized value-based care solutions.
Dr. Brian E. Wallace is Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Calmsie Therapeutics, Inc., a Digital Therapeutics company specialising in children’s mental health. Dr. Wallace is a licensed physician, holds a PhD in addiction psychiatry, and an MBA in Health Care Management. He has spent the last decade identifying needs in the global healthcare marketplace to create value-based healthcare solutions. Dr. Wallace is currently working to improve access to high quality children’s mental health care through the use of fun and engaging therapeutic video games and interactive videobots. His team at Calmsie will soon validate their latest project, “Mission Amygdala”, a DTx gaming platform for children with depression and anxiety.