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Manage your health data with Apple's Health app

The Health app makes it easy for you to visualize, securely store, and share your health data. You can see your health records from multiple providers and specialists in one place, as well as share health data with a provider.

With your medical information organized into one view right on your iPhone, it can help you get a better understanding of your overall health, as well as provide key elements of your medical history when visiting a new provider.

To access your records with Apple Health, you must first set up a hospital patient portal and/or practice patient portal. Please visit our Patient Portals page for more information about setting up your patient portals. Setup also requires a unique email address. Each patient must use a separate email address to access their own health records.

Is my information secure?

When health record data is transferred from a healthcare institution to the Health app through the Health Records feature, it is encrypted and does not traverse Apple’s network. When you share Health app data with a provider, the data is encrypted end-to-end with the healthcare organization. Apple does not maintain or have access to the encryption keys used to encrypt or decrypt a user’s health data. You can change who has access to your data at any time.

What type of information can I keep on the app?

You can set up automatic downloads of health records of your allergies, medical conditions, medications, and more from supported healthcare organizations. You can browse these records in Health, and share them with healthcare providers or even caregivers and family members.

In addition to healthcare records, the app also collects mobility data (for example, your step count), headphone audio levels (to help you understand your headphone listening habits), and sleep history (if you set up a sleep schedule in Health, iPhone estimates the periods you’re lying in bed with the intention to sleep)