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Topic: HealthKit

Apple teaming with Johnson & Johnson for stroke prevention study

01/17/2019, 08:01 am

Apple and Johnson & Johnson will launch a study later in 2019 to figure out if the Apple Watch in conjunction with trend monitoring can assist in preventing strokes, in particular, ones induced by atrial fibrillation.

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Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

01/14/2019, 08:01 am

Apple's Health Records, the company's platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it easy to use, but helped them understand their health.

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Apple will disrupt healthcare like the iPhone did to the mobile industry, says John Sculley

01/10/2019, 03:01 pm

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says that current CEO Tim Cook is on to something, and will shake up the healthcare industry like it did to the mobile world with the iPhone.

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Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

01/08/2019, 11:01 pm

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor.

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Apple now has up to 50 doctors on staff for health tech work, report says

12/12/2018, 05:12 pm

Apple may now have as many as 50 medical doctors spread through the company as it continues to build on the health technologies found in the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HealthKit.

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Apple's Beddit emerges from hibernation with Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5

12/07/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple-owned Beddit on Friday made a surprise product launch, releasing a very slightly revised version of its namesake sleep tracker.

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iPhone's Health app data crucial to murder conviction in British court

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

A British man has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for murdering his wife thanks in part to the Health app on the couple's iPhones.

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Ember's smartmugs can now track caffeine intake via the Apple Health app

10/17/2018, 11:10 am

Ember, the maker of smartmugs can that automatically regulate temperature, has added support for Apple's HealthKit platform as a way of monitoring caffeine intake.

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Silicon Valley's product strategy won't work with health care, says Apple veteran

09/06/2018, 04:09 pm

Robin Goldstein, a former Apple executive who served most recently as Senior Manager of Health Special Projects, assails the tech industry's approach to health tech.

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Apple's iOS Health Records has 75+ backers, uses open-source frameworks for easy adoption

08/08/2018, 04:08 pm

Apple's iOS Health Records program has grown to 77 supported health organizations, and is using an open-source standard known as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, or FHIR, the company's head of Clinical and Health Informatics revealed at a speech on Wednesday.

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One of Apple's next moves in health care could be this blood pressure instrument

06/07/2018, 10:06 am

Continuing Apple's push into the health space, the company has done some research on a low-profile blood pressure measurement system compatible with technologies like the iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Alleged final iOS 11.3 release notes omit AirPlay 2, label battery features as beta

03/29/2018, 11:03 am

Leaked release notes for Apple's critical iOS 11.3 update indicate that when it arrives for devices beyond the sixth-generation iPad, it won't support AirPlay 2 -- and that even the company's promised battery health features are technically unfinished.

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Apple to launch 'AC Wellness' clinics for employees in spring, centers will serve as testing ground for health products

02/27/2018, 01:02 am

Apple this spring will launch a network of health clinics under the "AC Wellness" banner, with the independent health centers initially dedicated to servicing company employees and their families.

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Health researcher Stephen Friend leaves Apple after less than two years

02/05/2018, 10:02 pm

According to a report on Monday, Stephen Friend, prominent health researcher and co-founder of Sage Bionetworks, has left Apple after serving less than two years on the job.

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12 US healthcare providers pledge support for Apple's Health Records in iOS 11.3, including Johns Hopkins & Cedars-Sinai

01/24/2018, 10:01 am

This spring's debut of iOS 11.3 will give hospitals and clinics greater access to Apple's Health app, allowing them to share data and send alerts to patients. So far, a dozen U.S. hospitals have pledged support for Health Records.

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Apple's Health app provides key evidence in German rape & murder case

01/11/2018, 02:01 pm

The iPhone's Health app is playing a vital role in a German trial, in which the suspect is accused of raping and murdering a 19-year-old female student in Freiburg.

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Apple's non-invasive glucose reader for Apple Watch may be 'years away'

12/27/2017, 09:12 am

Apple is still developing a non-invasive glucose reader, but the technology might not show up in an Apple Watch for several years, a report said this week.

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Apple developing advanced EKG heart monitor for future Apple Watch - report

12/21/2017, 12:12 pm

Future Apple Watch hardware could be able to detect irregular heart rates by having the user squeeze the frame of the device, acting as an electrocardiogram test, according to a new report.

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Apple health exec Anil Sethi leaves to form new healthcare records startup

12/07/2017, 01:12 pm

The director of Apple's health team, Anil Sethi, is leaving the company to found a startup called Ciitizen, fulfilling a promise to his sister Tania who died of cancer on Sept. 11.

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Surviving Thanksgiving: iPhone-connected fitness accessories to burn off calories

11/25/2017, 04:11 pm

You don't necessarily need extra gear to keep in shape during the holidays, but it can certainly help if you know what you're doing. Here are a few hardware accessories iPhone owners might want to consider before hitting the weights or lacing up running shoes.

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