37 Health APIs: Google Health, Avvo and Fitbit

Our API directory now includes 37 health APIs. The newest is the DailyMed API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Avvo API. We list 2 Avvo mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of health APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead the way. There are 29 health REST APIs and 5 health SOAP APIs. Our directory lists 30 health XML APIs and 16 health JSON APIs.

The most common tags within health are 17 medical health APIs, 8 reference health APIs and 6 sports health APIs

On the mashup side, we list 40 health mashups. We named Hello Vaccine as mashup of the day in August.

For reference, here is a list of all 37 health APIs.

  AIDSinfo API: Government info on HIV/AIDS treatment

  AT&T mHealth Platform API: Health system backend

  Avvo API: Lawyer and doctor directory service

  BigOven Recipe API: Recipes, grocery list, and nutrition API

  BioLabeler API: Library of Medicine text extractor and indexing engine

  BodyMedia API: Fitness tracking service

  CDC Wonder API: CDC health statistics retrieval service

  Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Content Syndication API: Health information content syndication service

  DailyMed API: Marketed drugs information service

  Data.Medicare.Gov API: Medicare information and datasets

  Deepdyve API: Scientific and medical journals

  DeepFitness API: Fitness and nutrition article service

  Diabetic Complications Consortium API: Diabetes and health care information service

  Dossia API: Health information aggregation service

  FatSecret API: Food, nutrition and recipe database and diet tools

  Fitbit API: Fitness Tracking Tools

  GoodGuide API: Green healthy product ratings

  Google Health API: Health data service

  Health 2.0 API: Directory of health-related APIs

  Health Indicators Warehouse API: Health indicators database

  HealthTap API: Online health network service

  Indivo Health API: Health record manipulation services

  MapMyFitness API: Fitness tracking service

  MedlinePlus API: Health information service

  MedlinePlus Connect API: Health information service

  Microsoft HealthVault API: Health-related data storage, security, and records

  NHS API: UK National Health Service

  Patient Opinion API: UK health ratings service

  PHIN VADS API: Public health terminology service

  Pizza-Rat Restaurant Health API: Restaurant health inspection scores

  RunKeeper Health Graph API: Health & fitness tracking service

  SimpleUPC API: Product information database

  Skinnyr API: Weight loss tracking service

  SweetSpot API: Diabetes management service

  Thomson Reuters Pharma API: Investigational drugs data

  Walker Tracker API: Step tracking service

  Withings API: Connected health devices

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