Beginning CareKit Development

Develop CareKit Applications Using Swift

Authors: Baxter, Christopher Robert

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  • Learn the basics of CareKit development from creating a simple "Hello World" app up to full fledged care plan systems 
  • Integrate CareKit with HealthKit and other Apple devices to create an ecosystem of connected health care devices
  • Create a network of professionals and key contacts through CareKit with access to key health information and real-time updates
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About this book

This book offers readers a fantastic introduction into creating CareKit based applications using the Swift language. It starts with the basics and provides a step-by-step guide to learning all aspects of creating a CareKit iOS application that could serve as the basis for a patient care plan.

Beginning Carekit Development introduces the key modules and concepts of CareKit starting off by installing and building the open source framework. Developers will then dive deeper, learning how to implement their own care plan by example. The book will present an illness and complete care plan utilizing all the key modules. Readers will then be able to fully use CareKit to develop health care plans. This is the future of patient care and health tracking apps that put patients in control of their day to day care. 

Throughout the book, app developers, hardware manufacturers, and health care professionals will get tips and suggestions that show how to use and talk about this exciting new technology. The CareKit framework has the simple interface and the secure functionality that will change existing markets. Beginning Carekit Development is the guide to the new world of CareKit.

What you'll learn:

  • The basics of CareKit development from creating a simple "Hello World" app up to full fledged care plan application.
  • How to integrate CareKit with HealthKit, ResearchKit, and other Apple devices to create an ecosystem of connected health care devices.
  • How to assess and share treatment insights with caregivers and key contacts through CareKit with access to key health information.

Who this book is for:

Developers working in healthcare and medical device fields will use this book to develop medical apps meant to integrate directly with the ubiquitous Apple devices everyone has.

About the authors

Chris Baxter has vast experience in creating mobile apps including multiple apps for healthcare as well as the lead iOS engineer and architect on over 50 apps in other industries. He has over 25 years experience in software development, and has been working with iOS since it s first publication in 2008 . He is also the founder and Director of a mobile consultancy based in the UK. 

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eBook £26.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2226-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover £33.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2225-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning CareKit Development
Book Subtitle
Develop CareKit Applications Using Swift
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Christopher Baxter
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2226-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2226-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2225-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 177
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 45 illustrations in colour
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