Already introduced with watchOS 9 and first beta among us It’s time to review the innovations presented. It’s what they did from Apple, where Jeff Williams, COO, Sumbul Desai, Vice President of Health and Jay Blahnik, Vice President of Fitness Technologies, sat down with TechCrunch for an interview.
Health information for us and physicians
The interview begins with Williams saying that Apple’s focus on health wasn’t as planned at the start of development of the Apple Watch, but it has been something that is taking shape over time.
“It started while we were working on the clock,” he said. “And because the watch was such a personal device, and you wear it, we thought there was a huge opportunity to give people information about their health, and the more we started pulling the strings, we decided there was only one opportunity. No – there is a responsibility to do more in the health sector.
The latest addition to this arsenal of healthcare facilities is AFib History, a way for people with the condition to Monitor their status and access information that can be decisive for his life. Information that, moreover, they can share with a doctor in a really easy way. Given this innovation, Desai highlights that “the average difference in weekly measurements between the two instruments” [Apple Watch y uno de referencia] actually less than 1%,” which explains the accuracy the Apple Watch is capable of achieving.
“We are clear that the future of healthcare is focused on the doctor-patient relationship,” Williams said. “We just want to improve it. We don’t think technology will change this relationship in any way, but it just makes it better, and in the future, the patient will be much more empowered and the doctor will be able to do things to the best of their ability because of their The pass would be the best set of information to work with.
This is exactly where the history of AFib will come in at all Apple Watch points with watchOS 9. information that the Apple Watch is already capable of collecting, but that made available to patient and physician Really simple and, above all, in a secure and private way.
The Apple Watch is increasingly a device focused on our health. While we wait for the new generation of hardware, the Apple Watch Series 8, which we should see this fall, it’s clear that the software wants to help us be more proactive and We have more and more information about our health,