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Apple making stronger play in the healthcare market with HealthKit

Apple is making a stronger play in the personal health market, with the HealthKit personal tracking application for its iPhone
By: Michael Hatamoto | Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Aug 12, 2014 7:33 pm

Tech giant Apple is promoting its HealthKit personal health-tracking application for iPhones, speaking with several companies specializing as health organizations and electronic record companies. Apple already works with Allscripts, Nike and Mayo Clinic, while speaking with Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic and Mount Sinai about its service.




HealthKit will be released on the iPhone 6 next month, and will provide instant access to blood pressure and other critical medical data available - which can be monitored by patients and easily shared with doctors.


"Apple is going into this space with a data play," noted Skip Snow, Forrester Research health care unit analyst, in a statement. "They want to be a hub of health data."


Apple, Google, Samsung, and other tech companies are sharing focus in the medical world, using their wireless solutions to enter an expanding and lucrative market.


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