Apple’s API app accessible

This week, Apple released news that it will allow access to “Apps empowering consumers to manage medications, diseases, nutrition and more, coming this fall” (to a developer near you). The Health Records feature that allows patients of more than 500 hospitals and clinics (e.g. Johns Hopkins, UNC, Cedars-Sinai, Ochsner) to access medical information from various institutions organized into one view on an iPhone. With this people can share data from various sources with other apps or healthcare providers. Use cases include: Medication tracking via Medisafe, Disease management, Nutrition planning, and Medical research via ResearchKit. If you want to know more about Apple’s developer conference and have 2 hours, 16 minutes, and 20 seconds to kill, then you can watch the keynote here. New Apple marketing: “Using an Apple a day will keep the doctor nigh.” (sigh)