National June 12, 2018
Retail and entertainment companies have been early adopters of neurotechnologies originally developed to serve medical practitioners, says Olivier Oullier
Earlier this year, Apple announced the release of its new Health Records, an app where patients can store all their medical data. The move is the next logical step for Apple, which has paired up with 39 health systems in the US. Each has adopted the tech company’s Health Records system for patients to securely access – and get instant updates on – their medical information.
It coincided with the announcement of a joint healthcare venture by JP Morgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon, which plan to form an independent healthcare service for their own employees amid frustration with the existing system.