Mayo Clinic to take part in today’s presentation of iPhone 6 and iWatch




During the presentation of iPhone 6, iWatch and medical service HealthKit, which will begin at 21:00 Moscow time, at a press conference Apple will include representatives of the largest organizations working in the field of health, wrote on Tuesday, Star Tribune. At the scene of Flint Center for the Performing Arts will rise employees of the American Medical Center Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Representatives of the organization talk about opportunities for service HealthKit, like for iPhone, as well as for physicians.


Apple has already reached an agreement on cooperation in the framework of the promotion of the application “Health” with a number of leading medical organizations. Mayo Clinic, in particular, conducted test trials HealthKit, signaling on the basis of the data on anxiety symptoms, followed by the provision of information and advice on the treatment of the patient. Talks about the support services were also conducted with representatives of the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, as well as company Allscripts, competitor Epic Systems, which designs systems for maintaining medical records in electronic form.

Currently, data on the state of health of the person going to a variety of different applications and medical devices, but it is not stored in one place. In Cupertino plans to provide centralized storage of information that will allow users to more effectively monitor the state of health.


HealthKit platform and application “Health” for monitoring the health of using the iPhone and iPad, Apple unveiled in June at the conference WWDC. The system will work in conjunction with external medical sensors and clock iWatch. With their help the iPhone will be able to track the performance of the human body, from the heart and ending with blood sugar levels. Also provides for instantaneous transmission of information in the medical centers, if any of the parameters deviate from the norm.

According to the source, about a dozen major systems related to health and use the software Epic, will soon be able to integrate data about health and physical activity of users, derived from HealthKit, in the personal medical record called MyChart.


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