Medical record exchange is an area where many technical challenges have been addressed. A big factor in the inability of medical record exchange is the hospitals themselves. They block information and APIs. Bruce Fryer recently had two experiences getting medical records and shares what he found.
Apple has created a new Movement Disorder API that will be added to ResearchKit, its open source framework that is designed to let medical researchers gather data. Using the API, developers will be able to implement all-day monitoring on Apple Watch devices running watchOS 5.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Healthcare, Library, and Caching categories, among others. Included is BaasBox API, which allows developers to integrate a free, open source, mobile back-end platform. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.