A mobile app developed at Boston Children’s Hospital in collaboration with Duke Health System is designed to aid parents in storing family medical history and other information, and sharing it with physicians, as well as tracking health metrics of family members.

Designed for the Apple iOS operating system, the app is available for free at the AppStore. The first iteration of the app was built on the CareKit platform for use with smartphones. Future versions are expected to run on iPads and Apple computers, says Michael Docktor, MD, a gastroenterologist and clinical director of innovation at Boston Children’s.

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