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Apple Isn't Satisfied With Reinventing Health Care. It's Targeting Clinical Trials As Well.

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.24.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry. Apple's recent announcement of ResearchKit shows that it has an even greater ambition: It wants to also transform the pharmaceutical industry by changing the way clinical trials are done.

Apple May Work With Hospitals For iPhone's New 'Healthkit'

Reuters | By Christina Farr | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology

By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers a...

The Best Clue Yet That An 'iWatch' Is Coming This Year

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology

It's becoming more and more clear that after an incredible amount of anticipation (to which articles like this contribute), Apple's long-rumored "iWat...

Apple Flexes its Health Care Muscles

Larry Mickelberg | Posted 08.03.2014 | Technology
Larry Mickelberg

If past form is anything to go by, Apple's announcement of HealthKit as part of its latest iOS release (iOS8) at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) has marked a historic moment for digital and mobile health care.