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Apple stole tech for watch, Masimo claims in patent suit

Bloomberg—Apple is accused of stealing trade secrets and improperly using Masimo inventions related to health monitoring in its Apple Watch. Masimo, which develops signal processing technology for healthcare monitors, and its spinoff, Cercacor Laboratories, claim in a lawsuit that Apple got secret information under the guise of a working relationship and then hired away key… Read More »

Apple Watch catches grandmother’s heart condition, possibly saving her life

Thanks to a gift from her grandchildren, a woman is still alive. Marie Bourque took herself to the hospital in the middle of the night after being awakened by her Apple Watch. The device had reportedly detected an irregular heartbeat and issued an alert. “Without the notification, I would have woken up the next morning,… Read More »

CA Blues tries Apple Watches, AI to aid data gathering in care settings

Blue Shield of California is hoping to improve the physician-patient connection by having its doctors wear Apple Watches loaded with smart medical assistance. BSC, together with its health services partner Altais, have partnered with Notable Health, a company that provides technology to captures office visits through the use of artificial intelligence. The data is captured,… Read More »