Monday, September 08, 2014

Apple bars health apps from using iCloud, acting as medical devices

The potential boom in use of devices capable of passively collecting objective health data could be a boon for research and health practice, but big doubts remain about whether the technology can make the leap from consumers to clinical settings. "The health industry is very doubtful in terms of what Apple can come up with. How will data be integrated and used? Who's going to interpret that data for clinical use? That's very challenging," Parks Associates' Harry Wang told mHealthNews.

From the article "Apple bars health apps from using iCloud, acting as medical devices" by Nick Paul Taylor.

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