Health Cloud and Watson cognitive computing capabilities will support health data entered by customers in iOS apps using Apple'sResearchKit and HealthKit frameworks.
Connectikpeople.co salutes this combination and recalls that:
ResearchKit is an open source software framework that gives medical researchers the tools to ‘accelerate’ medical studies.
When it comes to HealthKit, it can be used to create apps that monitor health behaviors and help encourage users to adhere to their treatment plan. Participants who opt-in to apps using ResearchKit can also contribute their health information to medical research/science/medicine.
Henceforth, for apps using HealthKit and ResearchKit, IBM will provide a delivery platform through Health Cloud to easily store, aggregate and model data, combining it with other data sources and …