Becker's Healthcare, Alyssa Rege, February 12, 2019

Apple’s latest move into the healthcare space involves a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that allows veterans to view their medical information through the iPhone’s Health app.

Apple CEO Tim Cook told NPR on Feb. 11 that the goal of the partnership is to allow veterans to view their medical and prescription history all in one spot. The company initially launched its health records project in early 2018 to integrate patient health data from various providers into a central location on the iPhone’s Health app. The initiative kicked off at 12 hospitals, including

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