Stanford Health Care released an iOS app today for its MyHealth service. The new software allows patients to track their health data and keep track of the information in their online MyHealth account. A HealthKit syncing feature allows the app to pull in your data from Apple’s built-in data tracker and upload it to Stanford for a “virtual checkup.”
The app can also be used to make appointments, see test results, and consult with your doctor over a video chat. Users can also manage prescriptions and message Stanford’s medical staff. Support for paying bills is also built in.
Earlier this week Reuters found that many of the nation’s top hospitals are currently working on integrating Apple’s HealthKit into their own management systems to help patients keep better track of their health.
The Stanford MyHealth app is available for free from the App Store.
From the App Store description:
Accessing your personal health information has never been easier. The myHEALTH mobile app from Stanford Health Care puts all your health information at your fingertips and makes managing your health care simple and quick. For Stanford Health Care patients, now you can manage your myHEALTH account, your prescriptions, make appointments and even conduct video visits all from your iPhone. With Stanford’s Health Kit, you can even upload your vital signs through your iPhone for a virtual checkup.
With the new Stanford Health Care myHEALTH app you can:
• Make appointments • Get test results – your lab results are automatically made available in the palm of your hand • Communicate with your care team through a secure messaging system where your information is always kept confidential • Have a video visit with your doctor through the new ClickWell Care clinic which gives you the convenient option of a “virtual” appointment • Manage your prescriptions and medications • View your health summary • Access and pay your bills • Share your vitals with your doctor via HealthKit integration
To use the myHEALTH mobile app, you must have a myHEALTH account with Stanford Health Care. If you are a current Stanford Health Care patient and do not have a myHEALTH account, you may enroll online at https://myhealth.stanfordhealthcare.org