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Topic: HealthKit

After iOS 8.0.2, Apple gives HealthKit apps the green light on iPhone App Store

09/26/2014, 02:09 pm

A bug in the final release version of iOS 8 prompted Apple to remove HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store, but the problem has been fixed in a new update and HealthKit is once again free to roam Apple's virtual shelves.

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Medical records firms Athenahealth and Cerner reportedly working on HealthKit integration

09/18/2014, 09:09 pm

Two leading U.S. medical records firms, Athenahealth and Cerner, are said to be working with Apple on the development and deployment of apps integrated with the iOS 8 HealthKit framework.

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Apple pulling HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store - report [u]

09/17/2014, 01:09 pm

With the public release of iOS 8 looming, Apple has begun removing apps that take advantage of the new HealthKit API from the App Store, a move that is said to have been prompted by ongoing problems with new health data tracking system.

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Apple's HealthKit powering ambitious new medical trials at Stanford, Duke

09/15/2014, 09:09 am

Apple's new HealthKit tools in iOS 8 are the centerpiece of two separate medical trials about to kick off at prominent U.S. hospitals, aiming to help in treatment of diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

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Apple partner Mayo Clinic to reportedly demo HealthKit integration at media event

09/09/2014, 03:09 am

Minnesota-based healthcare provider Mayo Clinic will be part of Apple's special media event on Tuesday, one report says, suggesting medical systems solutions will play a major role in today's product announcements.

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Misfit announces developer toolkit, list of more than 30 initial partners

09/05/2014, 05:09 am

Fitness tracking firm Misfit on Thursday announced availability of an expanded developer toolkit for third-party apps and devices, opening the door to interesting partnerships like integration with Walgreens' Balance Rewards points program.

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Apple spoke with UnitedHealth, Humana regarding HealthKit tie-up - report

08/21/2014, 04:08 pm

As part of a campaign designed to drive adoption of its forthcoming HealthKit biomedical tracking platform, Apple has reportedly held broad-stroke discussions with major U.S. insurers UnitedHealth and Humana about potential partnerships.

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Apple reportedly in talks with major healthcare providers over HealthKit partnerships

08/12/2014, 02:08 am

Ahead of Apple's iOS 8 rollout this fall, a report on Tuesday revealed the company has been in talks with major healthcare providers and medical records systems firms over the HealthKit framework, which will serve as a central hub for users' personal health data.

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Apple files for 'HealthKit' trademarks in the US, Europe

08/05/2014, 02:08 pm

Nearly three months after first protecting the "HealthKit" moniker in the small island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Apple has officially filed paperwork to expand that protection to the U.S. and the European Union.

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Apple's 'Health' app gets M7 coprocessor step tracking in iOS 8 beta 3, adds new data categories

07/07/2014, 10:07 pm

With the release of iOS 8 beta 3 on Monday, Apple continued to build out its forthcoming Health app with new features, including support for the iPhone 5s' M7 coprocessor and additional data collection categories.

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Google to launch Apple HealthKit competitor for Android at I/O conference - report

06/13/2014, 11:06 am

Apple's new HealthKit health and fitness tracking platform looks set to gain a fresh challenger in the form of Android developer Google, which will reportedly launch a similar service dubbed Google Fit at its annual developer conference in San Francisco later this month.

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Apple introduces HomeKit framework for connected homes

06/02/2014, 02:06 pm

As part of Monday's unveiling of iOS 8, Apple took the covers off of HomeKit, a new framework for connected home devices that allows users to easily control those devices using iOS.

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Apple announces HealthKit for holistic health tracking

06/02/2014, 02:06 pm

Confirming a string of rumors leading up to WWDC, Apple on Monday announced HealthKit and accompanying app Health, two assets that collect, store and parse health-related data in a central digital repository.

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