Stanford's ResearchKit-powered MyHeart Counts app goes international with UK, Hong Kong release

Apple’s ResearchKit platform is now collecting medical study data outside the U.S. for the first time after Stanford’s MyHeart Counts app –?created in collaboration with England’s University of Oxford –?opened its doors to participants in the UK and Hong Kong.

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LifeMap Solutions finds success in post to Apple's ResearchKit blog

In the first third-party post to Apple’s ResearchKit blog, mobile health provider LifeMap Solutions reports seeing high rates of consent and participation due in large part to iOS and iPhone app “stickiness.”



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Apple makes ResearchKit tools for iOS 8 available to medical researchers

Apple on Tuesday made its open-source ResearchKit tools for developers openly available, paving the way for doctors, scientists and others to gather data more frequently and accurately from participants’ iPhones.



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Insiders detail beginnings of Apple's ResearchKit health data framework

After a surprise debut earlier in March, Apple’s open source ResearchKit framework is being hailed by some as the future of distributed medical research. Dr. Stephen Friend, who worked on the project and now serves as a medical technology advisor at Apple, paints a picture of the tool’s early days.



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