Apple has been instrumental in pairing medicine and mobile technology through its series of kits. In March 2015, they launched ResearchKit, an open source software framework to help scientists and doctors not only create medical apps but also recruit patients for clinical trials and research products. ResearchKit turns iPhone into a powerful tool for medical […]
A thrilled Tim Cook witnesses justification for Apple’s health strategy
Apple’s pursuit of the perfect human.
Right now, it’s limited to participants in a research project.
If only we could trust the company to deliver on its promise.
Consolidation will make the sector healthier—but less exciting.
With some sweet new features.
Like it needs another one.
Recent experience suggests it could be otherwise.
No Apple Health for you!
This is the best Cupertino can do?
Two strikes—is Apple out?
HealthKit vs. Google Fit.
Blame a bug in Apple’s HealthKit.
Developers report delays.
It measures running, standing, working out.
More sensitive data to steal.
Fitness apps will benefit.
We all want that magic app that will make us healthier. Developers are responding—as are tech giants.
It’s not about doctors on demand for the wealthy. It’s about hooking everything together and creating something new.