AHRQ Webinar: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Depression Through Digital Healthcare

AHRQ Webinar: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Depression Through Digital Healthcare


Register for the webinar on June 15, 2022, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

During this event, an expert panel will discuss efforts to improve adult depression diagnosis and treatment using digital healthcare interventions.

The speakers will showcase the impact of patient engagement in providing accurate information to providers to aid in diagnosis, with a focus on data collection, collaborative decision making, and self-management techniques.

At the conclusion of this web conference, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how electronic patient-reported outcomes can improve depression diagnosis and treatment
  • Identify depression-specific digital health patient portal features that promote patient engagement, medical adherence, and reduction in depressive symptoms
  • Understand advantages and barriers to adaptive vs static messaging interventions for depression and self-management
  • Evaluate the overall impact of patient-engaged digital healthcare interventions on adult depression

Register for the Event


Adrian Aguilera, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley

Neda Laiteerapong, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy, University of Chicago

Carolyn Turvey, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Iowa


Sheena Patel, MPH

Health Research Scientist, Division of Digital Healthcare Research, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, AHRQ


CE/CME accreditation of this activity is pending; if approved, eligible providers can earn up to 1.5 CE/CME contact hours for participating in the live webinar. Continuing education credits will be available for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists/ pharmacy techs, and healthcare executives. Non-physician CMEs will also be available.


The AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research Program’s mission is to produce and disseminate evidence about how the evolving digital healthcare ecosystem can best advance the quality, safety, and effectiveness of healthcare for patients and their families.
Website: https://digital.ahrq.gov/
Grant Funding Opportunities: https://digital.ahrq.gov/ahrq-digital-healthcare-research-funding-opportunities
Contact: DigitalHealthcareResearch@ahrq.hhs.gov