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mHealth Apps Market Ready to ‘Transform and Roll Out’


mHealth Apps Market Ready to ‘Transform and Roll Out’   Samsung mHealth apps mHealth Google apple It sounds like a quote from Optimus Prime. But, in reality, it’s the mHealth apps market that is ready to “transform and roll out.” The only question is: Who will lead this nascent market?

With Apple, Google, and Samsung joining the mHealth market, more and more dominant transformations are plausible in the future. And right now, it’s anyone’s market for the taking.

ABI Research has been taking a close look at the market. The initial results show that, the 2-year study of the most popular health and fitness apps “reveals very little continuity in the popularity of specific mHealth applications.”

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Apple’s Plans for Fitbit Remain Murky


Apples Plans for Fitbit Remain Murky   mobile health news mobile health Mobile Devices mHealth HealthKit CNET Apple Store apple Two months ago, Apple lifted the veil on its inaugural smartwatch. But with no immediate plans to launch Apple Watch (we’re still told that “early 2015″ is when the wearable device will reach consumers) Apple has continued to sell competing products.

But not online.
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Mayo Clinic App Now in Step with Apple’s HealthKit


Mayo Clinic App Now in Step with Apples HealthKit   mHealth news mHealth app Mayo Clinic apple As mHealthWatch previously reported late last month, following some unexpected glitches and subsequent delays in the first wave launch of HealthKit apps for iOS 8, Apple has finally managed to work out the bugs.

In the first 8 days of October, countless players large and small across the healthcare industry have announced integration with Apple’s HealthKit, the latest of which is Mayo Clinic.

The NBC News affiliate in Rochester, Minnesota reports that Mayo Clinic’s app is now completely integrated with HealthKit.

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iHealth Confirms ‘Expansive Integration’ with Apple’s HealthKit


iHealth Confirms Expansive Integration with Apples HealthKit   mHealth iOS 8 iHealth HealthKit apps apple Despite the fact that Apple’s HealthKit has only been available for a matter of days, scores of leading developers, healthcare companies, and mHealth innovators are already integrating with Apple’s mobile health platform.

Just this week, iHealth Lab announced that three of their mobile health apps (My Vitals, My Vitals 2.0 and SpO2) and nine corresponding personal mobile health devices are now integrated with HealthKit in iOS 8.

“With user permission,” the company says, “customers have the power to automatically share readings from their iHealth devices with the new Health app giving them a central dashboard to review their most important health data, and make that data available to others including doctors and health providers.”

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Apple Gets Back to Approving HealthKit Apps


Apple Gets Back to Approving HealthKit Apps   mobile health mHealth iOS 8 HealthKit apple Following some unexpected glitches and subsequent delays in the first wave launch of HealthKit apps for iOS 8, it now appears that Apple managed to work out the bugs.

Shortly the September 17th release of iOS 8, Apple was compelled to yank all HealthKit-related iOS apps from the App Store.

A number of eleventh-hour issues were reportedly to blame for the decision.
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Apple’s HealthKit Already Diagnosed with a Bug


Apples HealthKit Already Diagnosed with a Bug   iOS 8 iOS HealthKit apps apple It’s not even cold and flu season yet but Apple’s HealthKit already has a bug that will make it late for work.

Shortly before yesterday’s release of iOS 8, Apple was compelled to yank all HealthKit-related iOS apps from the App Store.

A number of eleventh-hour issues were reportedly to blame for the decision.
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Stanford, Duke to Begin Trials with HealthKit


Stanford, Duke to Begin Trials with HealthKit   Stanford mHealth HealthKit Duke apple Apple’s recently unveiled HealthKit platform has already attracted the attention of such healthcare heavyweights as Duke and Stanford.

According to an exclusive from Reuters, the prominent U.S. hospitals are planning trials with “diabetics and chronic disease patients” using HealthKit.

If all goes as plans, the report explains, we could very well witness exactly how HealthKit will transform healthcare in the coming years.
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