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Can an app help heart attack patients stay healthy?


After a heart attack, managing recovery can be an overwhelming process. With a boost from Apple, a team from Johns Hopkins University has developed an app built on Apple’s CareKit that guides heart attack patients through the steps. Called Corrie, it’s been touted by Apple as an example of CareKit’s potential— tracking vital signs and activity and sending nudges about medications and follow-up appointments with the help of an Apple Watch and connected blood pressure cuff.

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