Apple Health Record API

(Bob Hoyt) #1

@sunbiz @tony
I noticed that Apple just released a health record API so patients can theoretically access data in their EHR records via their iPhone.

Is this of any value to the project?

(Tony McCormick) #2

Hard to tell … but here’s more …

(Saptarshi Purkayastha) #3

Yes, they do this using a FHIR profile from what I recall. It should be quite easy to exchange data if we can build the FHIR server and support their profile.

(Bob Hoyt) #4

@tony @sunbiz

This blurb does a good job of presenting the possible challenges of giving patient’s access to their record. With pervasive patient portals and OpenNotes this might not be as important as it once was