"The acquisition will bolster Apple’s efforts in digital health. In recent years, Apple has delved into the sector with a range of services (HealthKit, CareKit, and ResearchKit) that allow patients, clinicians, and researchers to access important health and wellness data via a range of mobile devices. That's in line with Gliimpse's mission of uniting disparate streams of health information.Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
What stands out about the deal is that Gliimpse is intended for patients with diseases like cancer and diabetes. Apple recently hired a top pediatric endocrinologist who developed a HealthKit app for teens with Type 1 diabetes, signaling an increased interest in applications for chronically ill users."
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
Investing in "a personal health data platform that enables any American to collect, personalize, and share a picture of their health data"