Packing a number of different sensor, the device will be available in early 2015 starting at $349; Apple wants to "redefine what people expect" from a watch.
The idea is to rely on modern mobile technologies to measure on a continuous basis health indicators that are currently measured only in face-to-face visits.
The WatchKit site includes guides, human interface guidelines, templates and more, enabling developers to create actionable notifications and Glances.
Major healthcare companies have started lining up to announce their commitment to what could easily be the next most popular wearable device in the world.
The application integrates Apple HealthKit data from users' monitoring devices and then applies medical intelligence to generate individual notifications.
Unlike traditional doctor visits, Heal doctors spend as much time as needed with each patient for a fixed fee of $99, anytime between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Apple's wearable is used to support Ochsner's Hypertension Digital Medicine Pilot Program which tracks patients struggling to control their blood pressure.
King's College Hospital will rely on Medopad's software to make it easier for patients to go through complicated treatment regimens.
Polaris Health Directions and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper are teaming-up to monitor patients' expected treatment response.
The 9to5Mac report says the Cupertino-based company is working to add the ability to track blood oxygen saturation, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.