Apple’s Health platform updated with secure sharing and new insights
iPhone and Apple Watch users now have the ability to share health data with loved ones or a care network, view Trends, and measure their Walking Steadiness.
Beth Israel to launch HealthKit-enabled remote patient monitoring
After more than six months in development, BIDMC @ Home with HealthKit integration will kick off with 25 to 50 patients and half a dozen doctors.
Apple announces new health features for Apple Watch, HealthKit
With the upcoming iOS 9 update, the iPhone's Health app will finally be able to track a woman's period; Siri will get the ability to start/stop a workout.
Basis Peak gets Apple HealthKit, Google Fit support
The company also unveiled a fancier, Titanium Edition device (available for $299.99) along with a new line of fashionable leather accessory straps.
Big Los Angeles hospital integrates with Apple’s Health Kit
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's decision to use HealthKit data marks the largest integration yet for Apple's foray into the health industry.
11,000 sign-up for Stanford’s ResearchKit-based study
However, some researchers caution about potential flaws in the information gathered through ResearchKit, while some others love it; FDA supports the efforts.
Apple WatchKit now available for developers
The WatchKit site includes guides, human interface guidelines, templates and more, enabling developers to create actionable notifications and Glances.
FTC wants Apple’s guarantees over health data use
The idea is to prevent usage of sensitive health data collected by Apple's upcoming smart watch and the HealthKit platform without owners' consent.
An app tunes into HealthKit to predict the time of one’s death
The idea is to push users towards a healthier lifestyle, with every healthy meal and an extra exercise recorded adding days, months, or years to your life.
Apple to temporarily remove blood glucose measurements from the Health app
The application is not compatible with standard measurements used in the UK and Australia where blood glucose levels are measured in mmol/L.