One of the biggest additions to iOS 8 is the Health app (and the associated Health-kit framework). A lot of health-related apps have been updated to make use of the data in the Health app via Health-kit. This will help the apps find out about your health easily and in an efficient manner.
Apple actually put out a list of apps on the App Store that integrate health-kit. You might want to take a look at some of the apps that now function far more efficiently thanks to this:
10 Top Health Apps For iOS 8 That Now Integrate with Health-kit
Created by doctors, Amwell lets patients consult doctors through their iPhones/iPads. It’s a live-video-visit app with doctors who have over a decade of experience. There are a number of doctors available for consultation through the app (with their speciality and patients’ feedback listed).
With the health-kit integration, you’ll now be able to share a lot of your health data with the doctor you’re “visiting.”
#2. Carrot Fit
If you want someone to keep you updated regarding your workouts and fitness, Carrot Fit will work pretty well to not just monitor your activities but also comment on them. Just sync your weight and workout data with Carrot Fit.
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AskMD helps you find out the symptoms of illness, the common causes and immediately connects you to doctors. Having populated your health vitals in the health check after accessing your blood pressure, height, weight etc., it provides you with a near-complete advice based on which you can act immediately. You are just a tap away from being your own doctor with this AskMD app.
#4. Endomondo Sports Tracker
For those of you looking for a personal trainer, Endomondo Sports Tracker will more than just fulfil your requirement. Whatever you are doing from running, hiking, kayaking, walking, it keeps a close eye on what you need to do in order to improve your health. Endomondo Sports Tracker gives you the right analysis regarding your fitness.
#5. Patient IO
Patient IO helps you with treatment-reminders. With Health-kit integration, it will automatically send details to your Patient IO-registered doctor/service provider and help you with tasks and reminders automatically.
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Fitport is like Endomondo, but more minimalist in nature. It tracks a bunch of health metrics like the steps you’ve walked, miles run, calories burnt etc. WIth the integration of health-kit, Fitport can now get its data easily from the Health app. Fitport is a definite must-have for folks who love a good UI dashboard.
#7. Omvana : Meditation
Meditation can not only endow your body peace but heel pain or tension. Omvana Meditation with its invaluable tips as to how you can mediate, focus, relax and sleep in a better way in order to have a healthy life is great. With more than 500 transformational audios including relationships, productivity, mind, body and lifestyle, this is a power-packed app. With health-kit integration, Omvana will track your health levels and suggest some tracks for stress-relief.
Sleepio is designed to help you have a better sleep pattern. Health-kit integration makes sure Sleepio taps right into your sleep-pattern data from the health app and then provides suggestions based on that.
With this health-kit app, you can easily track the nutrition and servings of what you eat. The app sends you the nutrition information of what you have eaten to the health app via health-kit.
#10. MotionX 24/7
MotionX 24/7 is a complete sleep tracker. It provides a sleep-cycle alarm solution that keeps you aware about the right time to go to bed. MotionX 24/7 generally works on four aspects of your fitness. Sleep better, wake up refreshed, be more active and monitor heart rate better. The app now integrates into health-kit so it picks more accurate data from the health app.