A Flexible Personal Health Record Library

Dylan Segna

After spending the last few months working on accessing four different health record apis from Android devices, I thought it would be an interesting idea to create a library that obfuscates the individual differences found in each api.

I imagined it like this:

You read a measurement from one record, lets say it was weight for example.

You use the returned weight measurement and immediately upload it to a different record.

No formatting changes, new object creation or individualized method calls. Just a simple, flexible way for developers to access multiple different health record apis using the exact same interface.

How will this work? Let’s continue using the weight measurement example.

By taking the values that every weight measurement has in common throughout the web api, an object can be created that can be used by every record. It could look something like:

public class WeightMeasurement{
private double weight;
private…

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