But where Apple will he stop? In its race for money, the apple brand could now sell a taboo: the health of its customers. The manufacturer ofiPhone plans to set up a subscription service for doctors and medical groups, so that they can access the health data collected by Apple Watch, iPhone and others iPad. At least that’s what Gene Munster, an analyst specializing in Apple news, said in a report.
According to the latter, the Cupertino company could charge for this service 10 dollars per month … and per patient! ” For doctors or any payer who pays for health care, there is a market for it now “Said Gene Munster, also managing director of the investment company Loup Ventures. And to continue: “Apple’s health services likely reside in collecting data from Apple Watch and AirPods, then filtering, analyzing, and implementing it. “
For the moment, no announcement has filtered on the side of Apple. But the interest of Tim cook for the health service established by its brand speaks volumes. The Apple Watch has a heart sensor, can read the EKG, and there are rumors that it will soon benefit from a sleep cycle sensor. To see how doctors will react if this subscription option comes to their ears.