Studies by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show that at least 1 in 5 people have a diagnosable mental health condition, most commonly depression or anxiety.
The Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network instituted routine depression screenings and looked to SilverCloud Health as a major player in the digital mental health space, which provides a scalable way to meet the demand for services as either as a primary strategy or as a supplement to in-person treatment by a specialist. By utilizing the Xealth platform, Clinicians are able to go to the digital health formulary that is located directly within the Epic EHR to identify appropriate digital health tools and “prescribe” within the electronic health record. This allows the organization to provide clinicians with evidence-based tools to monitor engagement and clinical results.
64.7% of patients with moderate symptoms registered for digital health and the results were overwhelmingly positive. Of those with severe depression, 74.8% showed improvement and 59.3% experienced significant improvement. Of those with severe anxiety, 70% showed improvement and 58.9% experienced significant improvement.
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