December 27, 2019
Much like its predecessors, 2019 was yet another year in which Apple furthered its push into the healthcare market. Although headlined as always by the health tracking features of its consumer wearables, the company has also embraced a number of other projects that align its interests with long-time industry players and — in the words of its healthcare leaders — empower and democratize health for...
November 6, 2019
Ten months after announcing plans, and just shy of a year after those plans originally leaked, Apple and the Department of Veterans Affairs have completed the rollout of Apple Health Records to any iOS users among the more than 9 million veterans in the US and surrounding territories.
“We have delivered veterans an innovative new way to easily and securely access their health information,” VA...
August 26, 2019
Apple Health Records has come to a handful of Allscripts’ EHR platforms, allowing iPhone users to collate and control their personal health information across different organizations, the EHR vendor announced Thursday afternoon.
Both providers and patients documenting records with Allscripts’ Sunrise, TouchWorks EHR and Professional EHR products will have access to Apple’s platform, which uses...
June 28, 2019
Apple is opening the doors to its mobile Health Records feature even wider by allowing US health care organizations with compatible EHRs to self-register for the personal health record system.
The news was tweeted on Wednesday by Dr. Ricky Bloomfield, Apple’s clinical and health informatics lead, and reflected with an update to Apple’s Health Records registration page.
Registering a system or...
February 22, 2019
It’s fair to say that Apple isn’t just dipping its toe into healthcare anymore. This past year the company announced its first two FDA clearances including a De Novo clearance for a built-in Apple Watch ECG feature that went live in December. It also announced numerous hospital partners for Apple’s Health Records initiative, including, most recently, the Department of Veterans Affairs. And in...
February 11, 2019
Apple Health Records, a feature that lets users upload their health records from participating health systems onto their phone, is officially coming to US veterans courtesy of a Department of Veterans Affairs partnership announced by Apple this morning in a blog post.
Soon, veterans receiving their care through the government organization will have access to a portable aggregated record of their...
January 31, 2019
This morning diabetes self-management company One Drop announced its platform’s integration with Apple’s Health Records. As part of the integration patients who use the One Drop | Experts are able to share their EHRs with their personal diabetes coach. This gives patients the ability to share their vitals, lab results and medication history with One Drop coaches.
This news coincides with the...
October 1, 2018
Heal, a company that allows patients to book physician house calls through an app-driven digital scheduling and processing platform, today announced support for Apple’s personal health record platform. Now, patients using an iPhone can share records from Apple Health Record-compatible hospitals with the Heal doctor conducting the house call, helping to better inform their medical decisions....
July 3, 2018
Cleveland Clinic announced Monday that its patients can now access their personal health data on their iPhones with the Health Records feature.
That, together with Cleveland Clinic's version of the Epic MyChart app, offers patients more comprehensive mobile access to their own health data and a way to manage appointments, message their physicians and more, officials said.
"Access to one's own...
June 7, 2018
In addition to a Health Records API and various fitness updates to the Apple Watch, Apple made one more health announcement last week at WWDC: a slew of upgrades to ResearchKit including hearing, vision, and speech tests; an updated UI; and a new research API for monitoring Parkinson's tremors and dyskinesia.
"One of the identifiable symptoms of Parkinson’s is a tremor and this API monitors for...