Apple Pushing HealthKit as the Standard at Major Medical Centers

August 12, 2014 4:00 PM

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Apple wants HealthKit to be more than another gimmick, so the company has been been meeting with major clinics and health centers to push for widespread adoption once the feature is available this fall. What Apple really wants is for HealthKit to become the standard for health and fitness data collection and sharing for every clinic and medical center.

Mount Sinai, Johns Hopkins, and the Cleveland Clinic have all been in talks with Apple, according to Reuters. Health record management service Allscripts has also been courted by Apple, showing the company is looking to ensure HealthKit has the necessary support to make sure data our iPhones collect...

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