Engage the Experts

Our Engage the Expert stations provide Summit participants an opportunity to engage professionals who have specific technology expertise and experience in discussions about technology trends in the behavioral health workforce. Please stop by and chat with them to find out more about the following subjects.

Choosing Mobile Health Applications

Marlene Mahue, PhD

Executive Director
TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI)
619.928.2627

TMHI specializes in behavioral telehealth consultation, training, and staffing. Their team of experienced consultants  are dedicated to providing support for planning, launching and thriving with telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance  counseling, online therapy, and behavioral telehealth and  mhealth. TMHI can help you with planning, reimbursement, technology choices, legal and ethical risk management and staff development/placement.

Jay Ostrowski, MA, NCC, DCC, ACS, LPC-S

President
Behavioral Health Innovation (BHI)
616.881.6262

BHI provides consulting and pioneering services primarily in the realm of online therapy and online mental health applications. As an example, view the independent comparison of online therapy apps, technologies and services.


Digital App Curation

David Vinson

Founder and CEO
SocialWellth
702.966.5029

As a leader in prescriptive digital health, Socialwellth enables healthcare sponsors to prescribe curated digital health assets  and services to their end consumers at relevant touch points in their health journey, and in turn, receive actionable data to deliver value based care.


HIPAA/HITECH, Privacy and Security

Jonathan Neufeld, PhD

Clinical Director
Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC)
855.283.3734 extension 232

The UMTRC provides a single point of contact for telehealth resources across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio through  educational and outreach presentations, individualized technical assistance, facilitation, connection to local or distant providers, and archived resources via UMTRC website and staff.


Psychiatry and Technology

Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD

Director
Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC)
Direct Line: 434-906-4960

MATRC’s goal is to provide technical assistance and other resources in the Mid-Atlantic states of Delaware, District of  Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey (Central and South), North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia in order to advance the adoption and utilization of telehealth. They also work collaboratively with the other federally-funded Telehealth Resource Centers to accomplish the same goals nationally.


Recovery Support Technologies

Erin Winstanley, PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes
Director of Health Services, Mercy Health
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati
Mercy Health
University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy
Twitter @AODtxWorks
Twitter @DrEWinstanley

Mercy Health is a large health care system that includes 23 hospitals and one of the largest integrated electronic health  records (EHRs) in the country. Dr. Winstanley has expertise Technology in the Therapeutic Justice Courtroom

Annie Schachar, JD

Associate Director, Drug Court Programs
Center for Court Innovation
New York Office: 646.386.3100
Syracuse Office: 315.266.4331

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.


Technology Trends, Policy and Guidelines

Mario Guiterrez, MPH

Executive Director

Mei Kwong, JD

Senior Policy Associate/Project Director
Center for Connected Health Policy
877.707.7172

The mission of CCHP is to seek and achieve improvements in the quality and efficiency of health care practices through the advancement of telehealth policy solutions.