14:40 - 15:10
Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health
/ Senior Data Scientist at Research Team / Alpha
One out of four adults experience mental health problems at a certain point in life, including anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance, phobias, etc. Limited access to healthcare services results in that most cases remains undiagnosed and untreated. At Telefonica Alpha (Health Moonshot) we try to solve this problem by building mobile apps that provide personalised coaching, therapy, monitoring, and crisis prediction. These apps collect passive data (from mobile sensors) and active data (through questionnaires). Then, on one hand, have built could-based infrastructure with tools like airflow, spark, pytorch which allows us to deploy and test our ML algorithms like recommender systems and behavioural models. On the other hand, we collaborate with neuroscientists or psychologists from institutions like MGH, UCL, who help us in establishing a hypothesis, interpreting the developed models and testing our products with clinical trials.