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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.
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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.
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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 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.
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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.

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.
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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.
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Vitality partners to offer free Apple Watch to their active members

Amgen, DaVita HealthCare Partners, Lockton, and life insurer John Hancock offer innovative wellness program that allows members to earn Apple's smartwatch.
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Canalys: 12M Apple Watch units were shipped in 2015

The research firm estimates that Apple took two-thirds of the smartwatch market; Samsung was second, Pebble - third, while Huawei took the fourth position.
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Juniper: Apple got 52% of the smartwatch market in 2015

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.