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Your Mobile Big Brother

By |2015-08-03T20:07:53+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Blog, Mental Health, Mobile Apps|

When we think about monitoring something or someone, often times the idea of "big brother" comes to mind. It assumes that if the technology exists then it will be used by someone more power than ourselves to possible nefarious ends. We already know that with technologies like facebook, we trade the ability to stay connected

Prescription: Mobile Health App

By |2015-07-06T19:21:38+00:00July 6th, 2015|Mobile Apps|

Healthe Designs and other companies are producing mobile apps that help you manage your health at the touch of a button on your smart phone. People are downloading these apps at record rates, and now physicians are looking to recommend health apps to their patients. But it's difficult to find the gems in a sea

Design is KING

By |2015-06-23T15:34:43+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Here is the deal: If you don't design an app to change behavior, it won't. Check out this article about a mobile product that failed to raise knowledge levels in patients, and as a result, did not improve patient care. It's SO VERY IMPORTANT to know how you want to affect the user's behavior before

Mental Health Apps Storm the Market

By |2015-04-23T03:40:03+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Mobile Apps|

HealtheDesigns is part of the mental health app revolution! We work closely with clients like the Veterans Administration to build evidence-based apps to improve your mental health. read more:

HealtheDesigns in the News!

By |2014-11-29T04:05:26+00:00November 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Check out the Channel 4 News Story on HealtheDesigns! "Updated: Friday, November 28 2014, 08:16 PM CST SAN ANTONIO -- Our Talking Tech team took a look forward to an app under development to help our veterans who are battling mental health issues. Local app developer Cynthia Lynn Phelps is working on what she is

Mental Health Mobile Apps are on the rise!

By |2014-07-31T18:26:03+00:00July 31st, 2014|Blog, Mental Health, Mobile Apps|

Many of us have used an app to track our steps, or to track our diet. But the new frontier in mobile health is mobile mental health. Just like health apps, users can track their mental health and do activities to improve it over time. HealtheDesigns has been working with the Veteran's Administration to make

How much does it cost to make an app?

By |2014-07-25T16:34:41+00:00July 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

I get asked this question all the time! Now there is this handy dandy info graphic to help you do some calculating. Check it out! It looks to me like these prices might be a bit low. It's always a sliding scale depending on the quality and location of your programers. You can always get

Phelps Featured in the Rivard Report

By |2014-05-20T21:37:07+00:00May 20th, 2014|Blog, Design, eLearning, Mobile Apps|

Cynthia Phelps CEO of HEALTHeDesigns was featured in a Rendon Retrato in the The Rivard Report for her work at Geekdom. Thanks goes to Al Rendon and Gary Whitford! Gary Whitford "Extraordinary Words - We are copywriters and poets, producers and bon vivants. We write words and write about words and we enjoy an association

Is your phone an intimate partner?

By |2013-07-04T16:36:38+00:00July 4th, 2013|Design, Mental Health, Mobile Apps|

Don't get too excited, I'm not talking about using your phone as a sex toy.  But, I am deeply interested in the relationship we have formed with our phones.  In the past, technology was mechanical, and cold, something clearly outside of an intimate relationship.  Our relationship with technology was primarily utilitarian; we used technology as a tool. But all of that changed

Stand Up for Mental Health

By |2013-03-07T20:26:23+00:00March 7th, 2013|Mental Health|

One in four people in the US will have a mental health challenge this year.  So, if it's not you, then just look around, because it's probably your Mom, your co-worker, or that guy that helped you at the bank. Typically we think of people with mental illness as being the homeless person on the