What you need to know
- BlueJeans Telehealth now supports Apple's Health app.
- It means patients can now share health data from their iPhone with practitioners and healthcare providers.
Verizon's BlueJeans Telehealth platform has today announced support for Apple Health, letting patients share health data with practitioners and healthcare providers.
The company stated (opens in new tab):
Patients can choose to share health data with practitioners including heart rate, sleep, ECG, step count, falls, and mobility data, directly into the BlueJeans Telehealth app on iPhone:
BlueJeans says that Health app users retain overall control of which categories they choose to share for each appointment, and that the shared data is encrypted in transit and at rest. BlueJeans says the move will help "drive better patient interactions" and improve overall patient care.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
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