Apple will soon allow third-party apps to access the health data stored in its Health app. The company already lets patients of 500 hospitals and clinics pull their health information from electronic health records into the Apple Health app.
Patient-directed data exchange might be the industry's best hope for achieving some form of interoperability.
Following in Apple's and Amazon's footsteps, Facebook could be the next tech giant jumping into healthcare.
The race to create a user-friendly, mobile health portal is on. Traditional electronic health record vendors like Epic and Cerner are being challenged by a heavyweight in consumerism: Apple.
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.
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