healthcare

Apple Considered Buying Crossover Health, Signals Strong Push into Healthcare

As part of an increasing focus on health care and related products, Apple recently considered buying health clinic startup Crossover Health. Citing sources familiar with the matter, CNBC reports Apple has been investigating an expansion into primary health care for more than a year. Talks with Crossover Health, which reportedly lasted "several months," were reportedly a part of Apple's...

Apple Quietly Acquired Personal Heath Data Startup Gliimpse

Apple has quietly acquired Silicon Valley-based personal health data startup Gliimpse, Fast Company reports. The move is in line with Apple’s efforts to expand its services to the health sector. Gliimpse was born out of personal need, to address a growing need for gathering and ultimately sharing personal health data. As medical service providers can’t...

Canadians Crave Tech for Better Healthcare Management

According to a new study conducted by Maru/VCR&C and commissioned by TELUS Health, Canadians are craving technology solutions that will allow them to better manage their healthcare. The survey shows that 89% of Canadians believe digital health technology will lead to better care, out of which 85% say that they want tech that would allow them to take...