A patent application suggests Apple wants to turn its smartwatch into a full-fledged medical device, which could automatically send out an alert when needed.
Amgen, DaVita HealthCare Partners, Lockton, and life insurer John Hancock offer innovative wellness program that allows members to earn Apple's smartwatch.
The research firm estimates that Apple took two-thirds of the smartwatch market; Samsung was second, Pebble - third, while Huawei took the fourth position.
In sharp contrast, Android Wear shipments comprised less than 10% of sales for the year; consumers are having hard time imagining use cases for smartwatches.
An Apple Watch app called emPower will enable users to answer multiple-choice questions about their mood, symptoms, possible treatment side effects and more.
Apple Watch support has been added to notify customers when prescriptions are ready, making it easier to refill prescriptions and check information at a glance.
In an interview with The Telegraph, Apple's CEO Tim Cook said that they don't need an FDA approval for the Watch but may ask for it for some other product.
You will need to bring the iPhone along for couple of runs/walks so that the app can calibrate, but after those few times - you are literally free to go/run.
Nearly two-thirds of Apple's wearable users are exercising more often and for longer periods of time, according to a survey involving 1,500 users.
The new offering uses the same technology as smartphone-based AliveECG, relying on a single-lead sensor built into a replacement watchband.