Apple has announced that it will open up its Health Records application programming interface (API) to developers and researchers this autumn so that they can create an ecosystem of apps that use health record data to better manage medications, nutrition plans and diagnosed diseases.
Samsung has partnered with digital healthcare company Babylon to provide access to medical services at the touch of a button for UK users of compatible Galaxy mobile devices.
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Richard Staines gives his weekly round-up of the latest digital health news