Apple wants to help you lose weight with methods ‘beyond diet and exercise’

Apple wants to help you lose weight with methods ‘beyond diet and exercise’

With its Health app, the HealthKit developer app,and Apple Watch features. Apple has focused a lot of its attention on the health and wellness field in recent months. Now the tech giant has filed for a patent (number 20190261669) for “methods and compositions to improve weight loss and cardiometabolic health beyond diet and exercise.”

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Deloitte ConvergeHEALTH Patient Connect integrates HealthKit, CareKit, ResearchKit

Deloitte ConvergeHEALTH Patient Connect integrates HealthKit, CareKit, ResearchKit

Deloitte has integrated its ConvergeHEALTH Patient Connect product with Apple HealthKit, CareKit and ResearchKit frameworks, enabling patients to improve adherence to treatment plans while supporting connectivity to clinical research. ConvergeHEALTH is a group of products engineered and built by Deloitte to enable life sciences clients to respond to the shift to value-based, personalized medicine.

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WWDC: Apple opens Health Records application programming interface to developers

WWDC: Apple opens Health Records application programming interface to developers

Today at its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple delivered a Health Records API [application programming interface] for developers and researchers to create an ecosystem of apps that use health record data to better manage medications, nutrition plans, diagnosed diseases and more.

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Apple World Today News Update: May 1, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 1, 2018

It's May, time to start keeping an eye out for severe weather, mow your lawn, and get ready for summer coming next month. Today's stories:

  • The Apple Watch is credited with saving another life...but this time it wasn't the owner's heart that was having problems

  • Olloclip has released the Connect X Lens System for the iPhone X

  • The Lumos Smart Bike Helmet gets additional HealthKit and Apple Watch integration, and is available in Apple retail stores

  • The third betas of the latest versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS are now available to developers

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Apple considered a purchase of Crossover Health

Apple considered a purchase of Crossover Health

Apple was in talks for months to buy Crossover Health, but those talks fell through, claims CNBC, quoting three “sources familiar with the matter.” The article says it’s not clear if Apple wanted to own and operate a network of health clinics, like its retail stores, or simply partner to sell products with a health-related angle, like the Apple Watch.

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AWT News Update: January 11, 2017

AWT News Update: January 11, 2017

It was a rather slow Apple news day today, so we spend some time in today's podcast telling you about some new products and a survey that compares the cost of an iPhone around the world:

  • A new tool for diabetic blood glucose monitoring is now available in the online Apple Store
  • The best drawing tablet for the Mac? An iPad Pro running Astropad
  • While the average iPhone is more expensive in the US than Japan or China, it's totally out of reach for Venezuelans
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AWT News Update: January 5, 2017

AWT News Update: January 5, 2017

Although we've been hearing a lot about new products during the past week, it's actually day one of CES 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Here's what's new from CES and from the world of Apple:

  • We do a quick run through the myriad Apple-related announcements made today at CES 2017
  • A new version of the Google Calendar app for iOS devices adds integration to Apple's HealthKit framework
  • iOS 10 adoption is now at 76%, a huge leap from the end of November
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Apple health tech exec bids the company adieu

Apple health tech exec bids the company adieu

Matsuoka was hired to lead teams involved with the company’s HealthKit tracking software, the CareKit tool for managing patient medical care, the ResearchKit framework for conducting medical studies via Apple devices, and related machine learning algorithms. Matsuoka reported to Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.

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