Currumbin APP – Currumbin Clinic

ABOUT CURRUMBIN CLINIC

We have worked with the Currumbin Clinic over the course of a few years helping with website edits, social media, Google Ads, graphic design etc… but more recently we were tasked with creating them an APP. The brief was simple, create an APP that helped patients gain access important information and emergency contact numbers at the touch of a button. So, we got to work.

After a few back and forth conversations we came up with a plan! We would create an APP that not only gave patients instant access to information and emergency contacts but also gave them things to do whilst staying in the hospital as well as extra information on mental health. We added a thought diary feature, video Gallery, tutorials (breathing exercises, yoga etc…), and nutrition tips and tricks. The APP also gave patients at the hospital access to their daily programs and hospital activities, massively reducing the amount of paper used by the clinic.

The thought diary section of the APP allows the user to keep track notes of what they are thinking and how they are feeling throughout their time at the clinic. This allows them to see the difference made over the course of their stay. The Ted Talks we added are directly related to mental health, happiness, sleep and diet. All these subjects are linked and it helps patients to realise the importance of eating well, getting good sleep and breaking the cycle of negative thought.

For this project, we used Cordova for the build. By using Cordova we were able to create a hybrid APP, which means an APP built-in one language that works on both devices. Most people don’t know that usually when you have an APP built for IOS or Android you have to code it in two different languages, as this APP didn’t need any crazy features we were able to bypass the two separate builds. To make the hospital’s life easier, we decided to create the backend in WordPress. This allowed them to jump on at any point and easily add content, change titles and update information. This also meant that any updates made could be pushed live to the APP in seconds at the touch of a button.

Since the launch of the Currumbin Clinic APP, we have built two other smaller internal APPs but we will highlight those later.

ABOUT THE CURRUMBIN APP

We have worked with the Currumbin Clinic over the course of a few years helping with website edits, social media, Google Ads, graphic design etc… but more recently we were tasked with creating them an APP. The brief was simple, create an APP that helped patients gain access important information and emergency contact numbers at the touch of a button. So, we got to work.

After a few back and forth conversations we came up with a plan! We would create an APP that not only gave patients instant access to information and emergency contacts but also gave them things to do whilst staying in the hospital as well as extra information on mental health. We added a thought diary feature, video Gallery, tutorials (breathing exercises, yoga etc…), and nutrition tips and tricks. The APP also gave patients at the hospital access to their daily programs and hospital activities, massively reducing the amount of paper used by the clinic.

The thought diary section of the APP allows the user to keep track notes of what they are thinking and how they are feeling throughout their time at the clinic. This allows them to see the difference made over the course of their stay. The Ted Talks we added are directly related to mental health, happiness, sleep and diet. All these subjects are linked and it helps patients to realise the importance of eating well, getting good sleep and breaking the cycle of negative thought.

For this project, we used Cordova for the build. By using Cordova we were able to create a hybrid APP, which means an APP built-in one language that works on both devices. Most people don’t know that usually when you have an APP built for IOS or Android you have to code it in two different languages, as this APP didn’t need any crazy features we were able to bypass the two separate builds. To make the hospital’s life easier, we decided to create the backend in WordPress. This allowed them to jump on at any point and easily add content, change titles and update information. This also meant that any updates made could be pushed live to the APP in seconds at the touch of a button.

Since the launch of the Currumbin Clinic APP, we have built two other smaller internal APPs but we will highlight those later.

Branding

The branding for the Currumbin Clinic APP, was pretty strict as the chain of hospitals they are part of has marketing guidelines, so we followed them as closely as possible. We used their blue as the highlight colour throughout, as well as white for the background and grey for the text. This combination has a clean, medical feel to it, so it was the perfect fit for what we were building.

we used straight lines for the background for separation of the header and body content with rounded menu’s and sub-menus, to help them stand out. Drop shadows were also used to give the menus a “floating” effect. Finally, we used gradients to give sections a little bit more character, rather than just flat colours throughout.

Branding

The branding for the Currumbin Clinic APP, was pretty strict as the chain of hospitals they are part of has marketing guidelines, so we followed them as closely as possible. We used their blue as the highlight colour throughout, as well as white for the background and grey for the text. This combination has a clean, medical feel to it, so it was the perfect fit for what we were building.

we used straight lines for the background for separation of the header and body content with rounded menu’s and sub-menus, to help them stand out. Drop shadows were also used to give the menus a “floating” effect. Finally, we used gradients to give sections a little bit more character, rather than just flat colours throughout.

Technology Used

System Build – Cordova
Content Editor – WordPress
Hosting – VentraIP Australia
Graphics – Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator
Video Editing – Adobe Premier

Technology Used

System Build – Cordova
Content Editor – WordPress
Hosting – VentraIP Australia
Graphics – Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator
Video Editing – Adobe Premier

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