Apple has been playing a long game in digital healthcare. The main focus – where Apple is right now – CEO Tim Cook recently said, is “…to empower people to own their health.” And as the tools to enable such ownership develop, more opportunity knocks.
Protecting the human
We know Apple’s devices can track fitness levels. We know the heart health monitoring tools it makes are already saving lives. Now, fresh research shows that data gathered by an Apple Watch can enable remote monitoring of heart conditions. This is an important step in the company’s smart plan for digital health.