Mobile Health vs. Clinical Care


The objective of this study is to compare two illness management interventions for serious mental illness (SMI): a widely used clinic-based group intervention and a novel mHealth smartphone intervention. The study is structured as a randomized controlled trial and data will be collected using a comprehensive mixed-methods quantitative /qualitative approach.  

The specific aims of the study are to:

1) Evaluate and compare the willingness and ability of individuals with SMI to commence on of two illness management interventions.

2) Examine and compare participant engagement and satisfaction with both treatments.

3) Examine and compare patient clinical outcomes following participation in the interventions.

Funded by: Patient Centered-Outcomes Research Institute (P.C.O.R.I.)