Apple & Healthcare

I guess what I would say is there are huge opportunities here. Our focus right now is on empowering the individual - Jeff Williams

Apple & Healthcare
Apple & Healthcare

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Apple COO Jeff Williams on Apple’s next steps in health

Apple COO Jeff Williams is increasingly speaking out about his personal passion for health care.

In Williams’ view, the future of medicine involves the patient at the center of the health experience armed with their data. And Apple can play a pivotal role in collecting this information through its massively popular consumer hardware like the iPhone and Apple Watch.

The company on Thursday announced its next step into the space with a first-of-its-kind study, the Apple Heart Study, to collect data on whether its smartwatch can detect a type of abnormality with the heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation.

Williams spoke with CNBC on the details of the study and…

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 Apple COO Jeff Williams on Apple’s next steps in health

You know, it’s interesting. It has been a very organic journey. We didn’t wake up one day and say, “well we’ve done the phone, we’ve done the iPad, why don’t we knock out health next - Jeff Williams

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