Pennsylvania health system launches Apple Health Records

Doylestown (Pa.) Health patients can now view their health data directly on their iPhones through Apple's Health Records feature.

Apple built the Health Records application based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, a standard for EHR data sharing. The technology giant recently partnered with Meditech, expanding access to Health Records to the EHR vendor's clients including Doylestown Health.

Patients who use Apple Health Records can view their medical information from participating organizations on a single platform. Individuals can access their health data such as medications, procedures, vitals and lab results, among others. Participants will also receive a notification when their health data is updated.

Doylestown Health is an independent, nonprofit health system. Its flagship hospital, Doylestown Hospital, comprises 232 beds and more than 435 physicians.

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