Apple Watch as a benefit

Private Medicare plan Devoted Health is the first to cover Apple Watch as a...

The company wants to differentiate itself in an increasingly crowded market of Medicare Advantage plans through its focus on world-class technology.
Apple patent stretchable fabric activity band

Apple working on a stretchable fabric activity band for Apple Watch?

The Cupertino-based company continues to assess the utility of the Apple Watch band as a location for medical sensors.
Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5 announced with always-on screen and international emergency calling

The best smartwatch in the world just got better with a slew of new features that will help Apple cement its position at the top of the market.
Apple WatchOS 6

Apple watchOS 6 announced with new health and fitness features

New capabilities include women cycle tracking, Noise app, Activity Trends and App Store right on the wrist; also, there are new watch faces.
Apple Watch ECG in Spanish

ECG app and irregular rhythm notification available for Apple Watch users in Europe and...

Part of the watchOS 5.2 update, the ECG app can capture heart rhythm in a moment when users experience symptoms such as a rapid or skipped heart beat.
Apple Watch on hand

Apple Watch users increase the number of active days increased by almost 31%

The number comes from a massive RAND Corporation study which included 400,000 participants across the US, Europe and South Africa.
Apple Watch ECG

The upcoming watchOS 5.1.2 update to enable ECG functionality

Announced as one of key features of Apple Watch Series 4, the ECG functionality will be released by the end of the year as part of the next software update.
Apple Watch Series 4

Zimmer Biomet, Apple to a clinical study to improving joint replacement journey

Clinical study utilizes the Zimmer Biomet mymobility app on Apple Watch and iPhone to guide patients through pre- and post-op care.
Apple Watch series 4

Apple Watch Series 4 has larger display, ECG, fall detection and more

The new wearable further cements the iPhone maker's dominance in the smart wearables space.
Apple Watch - heart sensor

Cardiogram study: Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy

Researchers used data from 14,000 Apple Watch users and was able to detect that 462 of them had diabetes by using the Watch's heart rate sensor.