A new report shows that the market for mental health software is growing very fast. The rapid growth is being attributed largely due to government funding to place electronic health systems in behavioral health organizations. But this sector also includes software that helps patients get better access to the shortage of providers. Mobile applications are
"Several months ago, CCS Insight surveyed 2,000 people in the US and UK about what they would most like to have tracked about themselves, and a large portion of them answered with, 'stress levels.' It looks as though their requests are being answered. Mental health is a big focus in the tech industry right now.
Sara Heath bring us a fabulous article about studies that aim to improve how we help veterans manage mental health. I was particularly interested in the recommendation to include a social support component. Here is an exerpt: "Overall, 44 percent of respondents use health technology for self-management at least once per month, and 21 percent
Are you a medical professional that manages drug-based opioid treatment for your patients? Now there's an app for you! The government jumps into the app development space through The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), launching a new app to help medical professionals manage patient care. MATx is a mobile app that provides prescription
The field of mental health mobile apps is slowly maturing as more bigger players enter the field with new apps. Today, Pfizer announced their new mobile app to track depression. "The app, called Moodivator and designed with help from the Virginia Commonwealth University of Medicine, includes features such as a mood tracker. The tracker is
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
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
HEALTH eDesigns is featured this week in the San Antonio Business Journal. Read the article now! The article talks about InnerAlly Resilient Recovery, an app underdevelopment and set to launch in the app store in late August. Resilient Recovery is a mobile iPhone app that helps people self manage alcohol addiction. It is based on