Why Apple Isn’t Entering The Healthcare Market

The internet was abuzz yesterday as Apple unveiled it’s new iPhones as well as the highly anticipated Apple Watch.  Prominently cited during the Apple Watch presentation was the new Apple HealthKit that made its public debut a few months ago.  I’ve found the healthcare community divided as to the “Cool Factor” of Apple’s Healthkit and … Continue reading

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Doctors, Lay Down Your Egos

If you’ve been paying attention to the healthcare news lately you might have heard that the genetics testing company 23andme has put a halt to their testing at the request of the FDA.  The official reasoning?  The FDA feels they “still do not have any assurance that the firm has analytically or clinically validated the … Continue reading

EHRs and the FDA

File this under your definition of irony:  an iPhone app that turns your phone into a breathalizer with the addition of a small accessory can’t get on the market without FDA approval while the software that medical professionals rely on everyday to check interactions between medications and communicate patient medical information barely has to make … Continue reading