“The aim of CareKit, according to Apple, is to create a software framework that developers can use to help people ‘to actively manage their own medical conditions,'” Best reports. “There are similarities between HealthKit and CareKit — both can be used by patients to gather information on a condition and potentially provide data back to healthcare providers. In the case of HealthKit, an individual could take blood pressure readings to track their hypertension; in CareKit, that could be monitoring your mood to see if a medication is working — as in the case of Iodine’s CareKit app, Start.”
Bets reports, “While both are health-focused, HealthKit is as much about good health as ill health, whereas CareKit’s focus is more on the how to manage longer-term illnesses and other events that can affect health on an ongoing basis, such as pregnancy or surgery.”
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