Apple has hopes of contributing to the health care industry

Apple CEO Tim Cook has jumped on board, along with other huge companies, to start contributing towards bettering the health care industry.

Apple’s phones now have software for people and health developers to access medical information.  Apple also has products, including the iPad, that many medical professionals use in their offices.

Apple is already in the process of collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  They are creating a pilot program to help the agency figure out how to regulate lower-risk digital health products. It has locked down a partnership with health insurer Aetna to get discounted Apple Watches into the hands of its members.

Cook also mentioned the company's efforts to bring medical records to the iPhone. This product is still in beta, and only about a dozen hospitals are signed up, although the company has big ambitious to open this up more broadly to the entire U.S. health-care ecosystem.

"The more and more time we spend on this," explained Cook, "the more excited I am that Apple can make a significant contribution here.

Cosmo Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency serving surrounding communities in New Jersey. Cosmo keeps its promise to assure an efficient and creative approach to the services we offer. Each of our clients experience a personalized and long-term relationship with us. 

 

source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/13/apple-ceo-tim-cook-can-make-significant-contribution-in-health-care.html

 

Posted 8:00 AM

Share |


No Comments


Post a Comment
Name
Required
E-Mail
Required (Not Displayed)
Comment
Required


All comments are moderated and stripped of HTML.
Submission Validation
Required
CAPTCHA
Change the CAPTCHA codeSpeak the CAPTCHA code
 
Enter the Validation Code from above.
NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive


View Mobile Version
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Blog
Google+

Insurance Partners

Cosmo Insurance partners with over 16 reputable companies to provide our clients with the best coverage for their needs.

Carriers
Carriers
Carriers
Carriers
Carriers
Carriers
Carriers
View All Companies ❭ ❭
© Copyright. All rights reserved.
Powered by Insurance Website Builder