Tag Archive | "iOS 8"

iHealth Confirms ‘Expansive Integration’ with Apple’s HealthKit


iHealth Confirms 'Expansive Integration' with Apple's HealthKit 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 AppsFollowing 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


Apple's HealthKit Already Diagnosed with a BugIt’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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HealthKit Could Generate Billions for Apple


HealthKit Could Generate Billions for AppleIs Apple poised to broker billions in profits from its foray into the healthcare sector?

Very possibly, yes.

An illuminating recent post on the LinkedIn blog by Shekhar Sharad begins with this introduction: “If you are from the technology world and have not been sleeping under a rock for the past decade, then you would have regardless heard that Apple kicked off their WWDC conference yesterday. Apple is known for releasing really cool gadgets that all of us can geek out at; Apple definitely did that.”

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Apple Unveils HealthKit at WWDC 2014


Apple Unveils HealthKit at WWDC 2014On Monday, Apple proved the rumor mill right when it took the wraps off of its long-anticipated plans to make mHealth a higher priority for the company, its customers and growing army of app developers.

Apple used WWDC 2014 as the stage to showcase “HealthKit,” a new app bundled with iOS 8 that focuses on fitness and tracking solutions while unlocking almost limitless potential for added convenience from today’s leading mobile health services.

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