Apple will open clinics this spring under the AC Wellness Network name to serve the 12,000 employees at its headquarters.
The tech giant's entry into the business of EHRs will encourage open access to patient data through adoption of the FHIR standard.
The feature relies on the FHIR set of standards, long touted in healthcare as part of the way to greater interoperability.
Apple and Stanford Medicine are launching a research study that uses the Apple Watch to identify irregular heart rhythms. The tech giant is reportedly working on EHRs and other healthcare technologies as well.
Sculley, 77, is the new chairman and chief marketing officer at Southborough, Mass.-based RxAdvance, a cloud-based pharmacy benefit manager launched this year.
They're nearly ubiquitous now—the buzzy arm accessories that track your activity and heart rate and other measures of well-being. And last week, health insurer Aetna doubled down on the wellness promises of one of the most popular wearables—the Apple Watch—by offering it for free...
The app should ease prescribers' workflows, which have been disrupted as states embraced electronic prescribing for controlled substances.
Apple Watches are becoming near-ubiquitous in healthcare and the corporate world, and health insurer Aetna is now investing heavily in the wellness promises of the device.
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is placing big bets on healthcare stocks. The giant New York money manager, which oversees more than $4.5 trillion in assets, took large positions last year in at least 14 investor-owned healthcare companies and a host of medical-device and equipment...
Mobile medical applications increasingly are being used by patients and consumers. Now healthcare providers are evaluating whether and how to work with their patients in tapping these apps. But they're proceeding cautiously because of the dearth of clinical evidence for many consumer apps.
A growing number of researchers are developing apps with Apple's new ResearchKit platform to quickly gather data from large patient cohorts. And they say the benefits of the approach will overcome downside realities that less-affluent patients have limited access to the hardware that runs the...
There's many a slip between a physician's instructions, a care manager's plan and the patient's recollection. Now there are apps to reduce that slippage.