Private clinic in Sweden adopts Danish mHealth for mental illnesses
Monsenso, an innovation leader in mobile health technology for mental health, reach out to more patients as the private practice clinic, Psykiatriresurs, in Gothenburg, Sweden, announces they will implement the Monsenso mHealth solution to support the treatment of individuals suffering from depression.
It has been a successful year for the Danish company Monsenso, and here by the end of the year they can add a new customer to their record and give even more people with a mental health disorders a useful tool to handle their illness.
It is the private practice clinic, Psykiatriresurs, in Gothenburg, Sweden, who will implement the Monsenso mHealth solution to support the treatment of individuals with depression.
The private clinic offers psychological and neuropsychiatric services, and provides mental health treatment to more than 600 individuals with depression, anxiety, personality disorders and ADHD. In addition to these patients, Psykiatriresurs will soon open a second clinic with a similar capacity, in Varberg, 80 km South of Gothenburg.
To start with, the mHealth solution from Monsenso will be used by 250 patients, although Dr. Kristoffer Södersten, Director of the clinic, has plans to roll it out to all patients across both clinics.
- With this new technology, we want to raise the bar on the mental health treatment offered around the different private clinics in Sweden, and with the Monsenso mHealth solution we will be able to go a step further by reaching out to our patients when they need it the most, says Kristoffer Södersten, and underlines:
- We are constantly looking to improve our patients’ experience, and our aim is to use the technology to improve and personalize even more of the treatments we currently provide to our patients.
The mHealth solution will be used by the clinicians to support the personalized treatment of individuals with depression. With the web portal, they will be able to identify the triggers and early-warning signs of all patients and schedule emergency consultations when needed.
- With the implementation of the Monsenso mHealth solution, clinicians at Psykiatriresurs will have access to real-time patient monitoring and their patients’ historical data, which will help them make better decisions in regards to clinical treatment, sasy Thomas Lethenborg, CEO at Monsenso.
Patients will use a smartphone app to collect sensor data and fill in routine self-assessments that reveal their current state of mind. The smartphone app also works as a self-management tool that allows patients to manage their symptoms.
Clinicians will use a web portal where they can access all the data collected by the patients’ smartphones, anytime, anywhere. The web portal enables clinicians to view relevant information related to each patient.
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