S3 Ep 080 John Cray is Shaping the World of Mental Health Detection with Technology

In this episode, John Cray explains how early detection of mental health struggles through tech can be a game changer. 
S3 Ep 080 John Cray


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Show Notes

Today, we’re delighted to have John Cray with us, a visionary working at the forefront of mental health technology.

As you already know, our show champions the idea of minimizing tech use to reconnect with the tangible aspects of life, thereby enhancing our physical and mental well-being. Yet, we also recognize the importance of not missing out on the remarkable advancements technology offers.

John brings a unique perspective to this conversation, having deeply considered the balance between tech utilization and health.

S3 Ep 080 John Cray

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • What it means to measure mental health
  • Why it is good that celebrities and athletes are more open about their mental health.
  • How SmarTest is changing the field of mental health for patients and providers. 
  • Ways in which clinics and schools can utilize testing to help students. 
  • The power in early detection of mental health struggles. 

John Cray, the Chief Technology Officer at Mental Health Technologies (MHT), is a key figure in revolutionizing mental health care through technology. At MHT, he has been instrumental in developing a cloud-based platform that primary care physicians and mental health professionals use for screening and testing mental health disorders, including depression and substance abuse. 

This platform, known for its innovative approach, helps healthcare providers identify areas where patients are struggling and efficiently refer them to appropriate behavioral healthcare professionals.

His latest tool, SmarTest, is a groundbreaking addition to MHT’s technological suite. This innovative tool leverages intelligence and historical data to precisely determine the most appropriate times and methods for testing patients for various mental health conditions. Tailoring its approach based on individual patient information like age and gender, SmarTest offers a personalized and efficient solution for mental health screening. 

Connect with John Cray:

Website: https://www.mhtech.com/ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-cray-7182271/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mhtsocial 

Connect with R Blank and Stephanie Warner: For more Healthier Tech Podcast episodes and to download our Healthier Tech Quick Start Guide, visit https://www.healthiertech.co and follow https://instagram.com/healthiertech

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R Blank

R Blank is the founder of Healthier Tech and the host of “The Healthier Tech Podcast”, available iTunes, Spotify and all major podcasting platforms.

R has a long background in technology. Previously, R ran a software engineering firm in Los Angeles, producing enterprise-level solutions for blue chip clients including Medtronic, Apple, NBC, Toyota, Disney, Microsoft, the NFL, Ford, IKEA and Mattel.

In the past, he served on the faculty at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering where he taught software engineering, as well as the University of California, Santa Cruz.

He has spoken at technology conferences around the world, including in the US, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands, and he is the co-author of “AdvancED Flex Development” from Apress.

He has an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and received his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Columbia University. He has also studied at Cambridge University in the UK; the University of Salamanca in Spain; and the Institute of Foreign Languages in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

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