iPhone Watch Heart Study

Apple Heart Study officially launched

The ResearchKit-based study launches in partnership with Stanford to identify irregular heart rhythms.
AliveCor Kardia Band

AliveCor launches Kardia Band, the first FDA-cleared medical accessory for Apple Watch

The company has also introduced the SmartRhythm feature that continuously monitors heart rate from the Apple Watch.
Apple Watch 3

Apple Watch 3 unveiled with a new heart monitoring tech

The iPhone maker has also announced the Apple Heart Study to identify irregular heart rates, including potentially serious heart conditions such as Afib.
Apple Watch

Aetna looking to bring the Apple Watch to millions of its customers?

The insurer, which covers 23 million, is already offering Apple's smartwatch to its 50,000 employees as part of its corporate wellness program.
Apple watchOS 4

Latest Apple Watch update paves the way for new medtech applications

Most significantly, the watch can now directly communicate with other devices without iPhone serving as an intermediary.
Humana Pharmacy - Apple Watch app

The Humana Pharmacy app updated with Apple Watch support

The app now enables Humana members to get reminders to refill prescriptions and track their prescription orders with a few taps on their wrist.
EmoWatch

EmoWatch is the first vocal emotion recognition app for Apple Watch

Based on Smartmedical's vocal emotion recognition technology, the app identifies and tracks users' emotions by analyzing multiple vocal properties.
Apple Watch

Epic working on an Apple Watch notifier app called Limericka

The application would enable doctors to receive alerts, such as test results, on their wrists and, presumingly, be able to respond accordingly.
Kardia

AliveCor unveils Kardia Band for Apple Watch

Pending FDA's 510k clearance, the device provides caregivers the opportunity to take a more active role in helping their loved ones engage in their own care.
Apple Watch sensor patent

Apple Watch to serve as a health companion for the elderly?

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.