The Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles has integrated its Epic electronic health records system with Apples HealthKit to exploit health and fitness data gathered from more than 80,000 patients.
Cedars-Sinai patients will be able to use HealthKit through Epics MyChart app, the patient portal which provides them with access to their lab results, appointment information, current medications, immunization history, and more on mobile devices. Now, with a patients permission, the health system has updated its MyChart app to access data such as activity levels, blood pressure, glucose levels, oxygen saturation levels and weight from Apples HealthKit data repository and to share it with their provider.
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