Hippocrates Technologies

TheraForge Release 1.0.3-beta Announcement

Hippocrates Technologies Announces Release 1.0.3-beta of the TheraForge SDK (20 October 2023)

TheraForge is an enterprise-grade low-code/no-code development platform for digital health and mobile health (mHealth) applications. It comprises an advanced open software development kit (SDK) for Apple iOS and an offline-first cross-platform Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) for serverless development. Today we are announcing the launch of release 1.0.3-beta, a major new release that introduces a wealth of key features and enhancements of the TheraForge SDK listed in the following sections.

TheraForge Release 1.0.2

History

The initial release 1.0.0-beta in December 2021 introduced the TheraForge SDK and its related BaaS service (CloudBox) with a wealth of off-the-shelf mobile app components and services, as well as HIPAA and GDPR compliant technologies.

Release 1.0.2-beta introduced a number of security and usability enhancements to strengthen the robustness of the system and improve its flexibility.

Release 1.0.3-beta

General

  • Improved API Key Registration page.
  • Improved API Key Management page.

CloudBox

  • A multi-cloud fully containerized backend, the world’s first digital health-centric cloud backend for mobile and web-based apps (BaaS).
  • Support for class-based end-to-end file encryption technology (CryptoBox) which protects critical personal files with post-quantum encryption technology, in addition to the standard encryption provided by the cloud provider.
  • Improved file attachment support (StorageBox) with S3 integration.
  • Improved cloud storage with transaction logging via AWS Cloudtrail in compliance with GDPR and HIPAA.

MagicBox

  • End-to-End File Encryption (TheraForge CryptoBox) Added an end-to-end encryption feature which prevents third parties from accessing data while it’s being transferred from one user to another.
  • Biometric authentications The app supports biometric authentication which provides a secure and user-friendly way to authenticate users.
  • Password-less login, use auto-fill sign in With just a few taps, users can create and save new passwords or log in to an existing account.
  • Manage documents MagicBox allows you to upload, donwload, re-name and delete different documents. User profile picture and consent form are saved as documents.
  • Improved theme customization using the YAML file:
    • Font
    • Font size
    • Font weight
    • Background color
    • Foreground color
  • Apple Watch Demo App
    • Added a companion WatchOS app for MagicBox
    • Allow users to check and manage tasks for the current day from their Apple Watch
  • Enhanced styling of the Profile screen
  • New network indicator that provides a visual representation of the connection status to TheraForge CloudBox servers
  • New Consent documents layout section in Profile screen
  • Accessibility Enhancements
    • Enhanced VoiceOver support for the Bold Text and Invert Colors system options for enhanced accessibility.
    • Added support for Bold Text and Invert Colors for enhanced accessibility options.
  • Design and Assets
    • Incorporated new assets, including more than 360 images and dozens of additional icons/SF Symbols, ready to be used inside the iOS app. Any installed assets can be used in the YAML customization files. For example, if you want to use an image called doctor4 in a custom section in the onboarding part of the app, you can specify it like so:
      summary: "This is custom section."
      content: "Custom consent section. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet..."
      title: "Custom consent section"
      image: "doctor4" 

      Example of Image Customization in Release 1.0.3-beta
      Example of Image Customization
  • Compatibility Updates
    • Release 1.0.3-beta requires a minimum iOS target version of iOS 14.5 for broader device compatibility and feature support.

WorkBox (pre-beta)

  • An improved alpha release with UI enhancements for telemedicine and virtual care and with support for CryptoBox and StorageBox
  • Updated Gmail SDK

Vulnerability Fixes

The following vulnerabilities were fixed in release 1.0.3-beta:

  • CVE-2023-26115
  • CVE-2022-25833
  • CVE-2022-37603
  • CVE-2023-26364
  • CVE-2023-26136
  • CVE-2022-25833

You can get started with TheraForge on GitHub here.