Mobile mental health app teams with hospital

Mozzaz appOntario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) and Mozzaz, a digital health company based in Waterloo have announced the launch of an innovative mobile mental health app for patients. The app uses Mozzaz’s mHealth platform and is fully integrated with Ontario Shores’ EMR system. The Mozzaz solution enables patients to actively participate in their care and stay connected to their care teams in between appointments through their mobile devices.

Patients also have the ability to enter scheduled self-assessment forms and access reminders for medications directly into the app, which is seamlessly integrated into the patient’s EMR creating efficiencies for staff at Ontario Shores.

Patients from Ontario Shores’ Transitional Aged Youth, Neuropsychiatry Service, Eating Disorders and Geriatric and Neuropsychiatry Outpatient Services are participating in the project to assist in measuring impact and efficiencies while also helping to identify opportunities to expand the service to other patient populations.

About Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a leader in mental healthcare, providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental illness. Patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care, built on compassion, inspiration and hope. Ontario Shores engages in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental healthcare system.

About Mozzaz 
Mozzaz is a digital health company specializing in patient engagement technology for individuals with complex care needs and the care teams that support them. With a versatile mobile intervention model, Mozzaz can support patient engagement programs for a wide range services including disabilities, behavioural and mental health, and chronic care conditions. Through personalized mobile care plans, Mozzaz can collect data to enable providers and health plans to connect, measure and predict clinical and financial outcomes of quality care keeping patients safe and supported. For more information, visit http://www.mozzaz.com/. For a demo, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch

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