Garmin Wellness Connect IQ SDK will be available in the beginning of 2015. For now, the preview can be downloaded from the site. Connect IQ will allow to translate sensor data into new metrics, provide information with widgets, and offer solutions for active lifestyles.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marketing, Health and DevOps. Highlights include an API for converting WebM media files to several other formats and an API for making custom health applications from aggregated health data. Take a look at what's new.
RunKeeper, a maker of health and fitness tracking software, has made its Health Graph API available to the public after a closed beta with a small group of developers. The new API provides access to RunKeeper Health Graph -- a system of individual health connections that create digital map of an individual's personal health. The Health Graph provides a record of the evolution of an individual's health, including a snapshot of their current physical condition, how this has evolved over time, and how social interactions may have influenced activities and behaviors.
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.