Tag Archive: Medical


Set Up Medical ID for Emergency on Your iPhone

The Health app on iPhone is primarily used to track fitness and activity, and likely much more once the Apple Watch and other sensors connect to the device, but another handy and lesser known feature is called Medical ID. Medical ID can be filled out on your iPhone to show important information about the iPhones … Read More

Ex-Google boss slaps medical grade EKG onto Apple Watch

AliveCor, the groundbreaking medical tech company which makes an iPhone case for predicting strokes, is embracing the world of the Apple Watch. The company’s forthcoming Kardia Band is an Apple Watch accessory which will augment the wearable’s existing heart monitor with the addition of an FDA-approved, voice-activated electrocardiogram that can analyze your heart rate and email it directly […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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ResearchKit as popular as social media, says medical dev

As the largest crowdsourced medical data-gathering app ever, ResearchKit is arguably one of the most important inventions of recent times. And according to LifeMap Solutions, the company behind inaugural ResearchKit app Asthma Health, it’s more than living up to its… Read more ›

Thousands of people are already signing up to ResearchKit medical studies

You can keep your new ultra-thin MacBook and your high-priced Apple Watch if you want; for me, the most exciting announcement at Monday’s “Spring Forward” Apple keynote was the announcement of ResearchKit: a new open-source iOS framework that essentially turns… Read more ›

ResearchKit turns every iPhone into a medical crowdsourcing tool

Aside from the gorgeous new 12-inch MacBook Air, the part of today’s Apple keynote that excited me the most was the announcement of what Apple is calling ResearchKit, a new open-source iOS software framework designed to crowdsource volunteers for medical research… Read more ›

Qardio’s medical devices put human face on health care

LAS VEGAS — Who ever thought a blood-pressure monitor could look cool? Qardio did. The U.S. medical device maker is obsessed with crafting hospital-grade gear that wouldn’t look out of place sitting alongside your iMac. The company’s latest product, unveiled… Read more ›

iTunes highlights HealthKit-ready fitness, nutrition, and medical apps

Like a person with a new gym membership, Apple’s been on a health kick all year. First we had the announcement of HealthKit at WWDC, then a fitness-oriented iPhone 5s ad in June, followed by Apple’s entry into the fitness-tracking market… Read more ›