In the US only one in three people with anxiety and depression seek help. Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Health Economist & Management Consultant at THINK-Health, moderates a panel that covers emerging online mental health resources that can help bridge this gap. These demos introduce us to a variety of accessible, quality care for those that can’t and don’t get these services.
Michael Laskoff, CEO, introduces us to AbilTo, which helps individuals manage life transitions and enjoy improved mental and physical health. Using video-chat, it delivers practical expertise to people at home so they can successfully confront the challenges of life transition.
Michael Laskoff, CEO, AbilTo
AbilTo uses video chat to provide face-to-face therapy sessions for individuals suffering from behavioral issues such as ADHD, panic disorder, and postpartum depression. In addition to receiving a MBA from the big red barn around the corner (Harvard), Michael is a Health 2.0 success story. Having met his first big customer, Aetna, at the Fall Health 2.0 Conference in 2010, he shared with us how that partnership was going today.
We brought back our popular Fireside Chat session from the 2011 San Diego Spring Fling! Each discussion is linked to the next. You’ll get 15 minute bursts of thought provoking, and possibly controversial conversations!
Jenifer Benz is the founder and CEO of Benz Communications, a company helping employers communicate healthcare benefits to their employees. Benz moderates a panel of product demos for a range of tools related to physical and behavioral health benefits. Tools include: The Prevention Plan demoed by US Preventative Medicine, EHE&Me demoed by Wellness Layer, TheCarrot, a product that Keas created in collaboration with Healthwise, and AbilTo.
“The Virtual Couch: Online Behavioral Health” was a panel at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 conference.