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Topic: HealthKit

Apple's future healthcare market moves will rely heavily on AI analysis

09/16/2019, 12:09 pm

Apple's moves in the healthcare market could involve the tracking of user data for further analysis by artificial intelligence and billing model based on cost-savings, with analysts pointing out areas of the consumer health industry Apple could easily advance by building upon its already-released technology and services.

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Apple to test third-party API displaying insurance claim data in apps

07/30/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple is poised to start testing an API by the private CARIN Alliance that should let people see health insurance claims in apps, possibly including iOS's native Health.

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23andMe venturing onto Apple's turf with health data collection

07/11/2019, 05:07 pm

DNA testing service 23andMe is piloting a program in which clients volunteer additional data such as lab results, collated in a style similar to Apple's Health Records.

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Health insurer Anthem recruits from Apple to bolster digital plans

07/09/2019, 04:07 pm

In the past several months, U.S. health insurer Anthem has reportedly hired a half dozen Apple veterans to improve its digital offerings, including high-level employees with valuable industry experience.

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Apple buys asthma-monitoring startup Tueo Health

05/24/2019, 04:05 pm

Apple has reportedly bought Tueo Health, a startup that was developing asthma-tracking technology for use with sleeping kids.

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WWDC 2019 schedule teases ReplayKit for macOS, hearing tech in HealthKit

05/22/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple's WWDC 2019 schedule has quietly revealed that ReplayKit will be coming to macOS later this year, and that the company's HealthKit ambitions include hearing.

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Healthcare an opportunity for Apple to 'lead digital disruption' versus rivals

04/08/2019, 12:04 pm

Whereas Apple's other recent service announcements are in well-trodden ground, the company "has the potential to lead digital disruption" with healthcare, Morgan Stanley analysts claimed on Monday.

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Healthcare tech firm Epic Systems says it won't consider any Apple buyout offer

02/15/2019, 03:02 pm

Despite its potentially lucrative nature, the CEO of healthcare IT firm Epic Systems says she won't consider any possible takeover offer by Apple.

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Apple's health plans turn to women with hiring of famous obstetrician

02/07/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple has reportedly hired obstetrician Dr. Christine Curry, indicating that its health efforts are expanding beyond fitness and heart conditions to include women's issues.

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Apple teaming with Johnson & Johnson for stroke prevention study

01/17/2019, 08:01 am

Apple and Johnson & Johnson will launch a study later in 2019 to figure out if the Apple Watch in conjunction with trend monitoring can assist in preventing strokes, in particular, ones induced by atrial fibrillation.

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Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

01/14/2019, 08:01 am

Apple's Health Records, the company's platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it easy to use, but helped them understand their health.

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Apple will disrupt healthcare like the iPhone did to the mobile industry, says John Sculley

01/10/2019, 03:01 pm

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says that current CEO Tim Cook is on to something, and will shake up the healthcare industry like it did to the mobile world with the iPhone.

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Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

01/08/2019, 11:01 pm

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor.

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Apple now has up to 50 doctors on staff for health tech work, report says

12/12/2018, 05:12 pm

Apple may now have as many as 50 medical doctors spread through the company as it continues to build on the health technologies found in the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HealthKit.

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Apple's Beddit emerges from hibernation with Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5

12/07/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple-owned Beddit on Friday made a surprise product launch, releasing a very slightly revised version of its namesake sleep tracker.

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iPhone's Health app data crucial to murder conviction in British court

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

A British man has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for murdering his wife thanks in part to the Health app on the couple's iPhones.

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Ember's smartmugs can now track caffeine intake via the Apple Health app

10/17/2018, 11:10 am

Ember, the maker of smartmugs can that automatically regulate temperature, has added support for Apple's HealthKit platform as a way of monitoring caffeine intake.

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Silicon Valley's product strategy won't work with health care, says Apple veteran

09/06/2018, 04:09 pm

Robin Goldstein, a former Apple executive who served most recently as Senior Manager of Health Special Projects, assails the tech industry's approach to health tech.

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Apple's iOS Health Records has 75+ backers, uses open-source frameworks for easy adoption

08/08/2018, 04:08 pm

Apple's iOS Health Records program has grown to 77 supported health organizations, and is using an open-source standard known as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, or FHIR, the company's head of Clinical and Health Informatics revealed at a speech on Wednesday.

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One of Apple's next moves in health care could be this blood pressure instrument

06/07/2018, 10:06 am

Continuing Apple's push into the health space, the company has done some research on a low-profile blood pressure measurement system compatible with technologies like the iPhone and Apple Watch.

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