Share this:

Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director
@DanHinmon

Posts: 2375
Joined: Apr 13, 2011

Apple Launches CareKit to Let People Develop Their Own Health Apps

Posted by @DanHinmon, Mar 24, 2016

Apple has announced the launch of CareKit, a new open source software platform that allows people to develop their own health care apps. The software’s design is similar to that of Apple’s ResearchKit, a software platform that lets scientists run studies through apps available in the Apple app store. However, CareKit seems to be a distinct platform separate from ResearchKit. The software will be available in April.

CareKit is another way Apple is getting more involved in health care and medical research, after the company’s addition of the Health app.

Comment

Please login or register to post a comment.

© Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. All Rights Reserved.