- Compatibility: iOS, Android
- Native App: Yes, iHealth MyVitals
- Third-Party Integration: A more limited selection than with the Withings BP Monitor. The full list is here but there are a few notable differences from Withings including integration with Evernote as well as cloud-based EHRs Practice Fusion and Dr. Chrono. It is HealthKit integrated.
- FDA Cleared:2 Yes
- Validated:1 Yes, ESH 2010 Protocol
- Cuff Information: Regular cuff size fits arm circumferences 22 – 42 cm. However, also has a large cuff size available on request.
- Multiple Users:Yes
- Price: $99.95
Key Guideline & Evidence-Based Features:
- Reminder function: Yes
- Self-Care Messages/Information: No
- Instructions on Proper Technique: Yes
- Sharing Function: Yes, when initiated by user (no automated, scheduled sharing feature). Data shared as screenshot in email and attached .CSV file.
- Recommend validation against in clinic measurement: No
Pros: Validated according to international standard, HealthKit compatible, has a large-cuff size option, compact design, excellent app usability
Cons: Limited third-party app integration, mediocore sharing functionality
The Bottom Line: For a large number of patients, this is the only choice given the large-cuff available. In general though, it’s a great choice for patients who don’t use many other tracking apps and looking for a device that’s easy to pack away.
Find more information about the iHealth BP5 monitor here.
Read our full review here.