Episode 9: "Primary Care Integration" with Ed Jones, PhD
Edward R Jones, PhD is a clinical psychologist with years of executive leadership experience in the behavioral healthcare industry, including Vice President roles at Pacific Care Behavioral Health and Value Options. He has worked as a healthcare consultant in connection with both established and start-up companies. In recent years he has focused on health and wellness services, digital health services, and consultation to employers on the economic value of health and productivity.
In this episode, Bruce and Ed talk about the future of behavioral healthcare, and how a new model of trained therapists integrated into the primary care system could help improve access to mental health services, as well as some of the potential pitfalls of the new age of digital therapeutics.