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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1402 (Published 13 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1402
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.

The software, called ResearchKit, makes it possible to create apps that can gather data …

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