HaVoc is a REST based API which offers access to every medical terminology registered in the UMLS (Unified Medical Language System), and is used to implement health and biomedical vocabularies to health applications. This API features class based queries, autosuggestions for disease names or symptoms, synonyms, and abbreviations. JSON is used for data exchange, and API Keys are required for authentication. Applied Informatics is a New York based firm that provides holistic technology solutions and services.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Health and Environment APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Government, Healthcare, WebRTC, and Transportation, among others. Featured today is an API from the FCC that provides data gathered from consumer complaints. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.