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APIs will be mandated as a requirement for all health software used in U.S. government-funded healthcare programs starting from 2018. The goal of the initiative is to spur growth of a new healthcare startup ecosystem and to give citizens full control of their health information.
myTomorrows has opened its database of clinical trial data to the developer community through an open API. Previously available only through the myTomorrows website, the database includes trials from the WHO's registry network. The API is free to use with no registration required.
Translational Software has released an API that allows apps to pull data on drug-drug-gene interaction. At the point-of-care, clinicians can use gene-drug, and drug-drug interaction data to make informed decisions on care. Genetic testing has become an increasing tool in clinicians' routine care.
Pronounced ‘fire’, FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is the HL7 specifications for supporting APIs in exchanging data among HIT systems. By enabling the sharing of data, FHIR has the potential to unite PHM and EMR tools and streamline the process of providing care.
Checking medical symptoms on the internet has gained in popularity. Everybody wants to find out the potential disease underlying a health condition. For this reason, an increasing number of health websites are providing a symptom checker for their users.
Global API conference series APIdays will kick off its 2016 international program in Melbourne when APIdays Australia is held on March 1 & 2. The conference has a particularly strong range of international and local speakers talking about the uptake of APIs in government, health and fintech.
Edamam, a company providing structured food and nutrition data to businesses in the health, wellness and food industries announced today the release of its new Nutrition Data API. The API will allow businesses to do real-time analysis of the nutrition of any food or ingredient in a recipe.
Sickweather is known for its real-time illness tracking. Where hospitals and government agencies take weeks to report illness trends, Sickweather scans social media outlets for real-time tracking and reporting. Now, Sickweather has made the API behind the tracking service available to developers.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Health, Tourism, and Feedback, among others. Featured today is QuantiModo, which collects and analyzes human activity data to aid researchers and keep people healthy and happy. Here's a summary of the new additions.
Electronic health records management policy makers in the United States want to see APIs become a mandatory standard. But several leadership voices in the healthcare and IT industry, including Dr John Halamka from the Beth Israel Medical Center, say it is too early for APIs to take a central role.
drchrono has just released a new Clinical IFrame API that developers can use to insert clinical information and approved applications into medical records.
Google Calendar API can be used to create a range of calendar-based applications like appointment reminders or live travel itineraries. Get started with a five-minute quick start.
FitBark monitors dogs' daily activity and sleep patterns, helping owners to make better health and lifestyle choices for their pets. The FitBark API provides access to this data.
We've added 9 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in such categories as Recreation and Health. Also added: Lob Node.js SDK. Here's a summary of what is new.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Content Management, Wearable, and Health. Here's a summary of the new APIs.
The use of technology is prevalent in both professional and amateur sports organizations these days. Here, we highlight the top 10 sports APIs on ProgrammableWeb. API capabilities for consideration of the top 10 include activity tracking, fantasy sports, event tickets search and live sports scores.
Google has enabled a new feature to the Google Calendar API that enables users to attach Google Drive files to an event. A simple two-step process adds any Drive file to an event.
Precision medical company BaseHealth has released a genomic API with five services for health, fitness, well-being and medical application use.
Third-party apps and services can connect to Infermedica via the API. This allows them to send anonymized patient health data for diagnostic analysis.