Apple wants to be the hub for your health data, just the way it became the hub for your music, movies, and photos. But like the world before iTunes, it’s hard to imagine what our lives could be like with centralized health app data. To find out, we dug into Apple’s HealthKit framework and spoke to some top iOS developers. What we found could change the health care ecosystem even more than we expected.
Visit the campus of health care software provider Epic Systems and you’re as likely to run into a cow or an alfalfa farmer as you are a conference room.
While companies such as Twitter and Facebook consume ever-larger offices in San Francisco and the Valley, at one major software firm, you’ll find its employees in a completely opposite setting: a bucolic farm.
Let’s hope no life-threatening asteroids head toward Earth during the government shutdown.
HIV-positive mothers need to give drugs to their newborns immediately. But many give birth at home, far from hospitals. A Duke biomedical engineering class has developed the ideal solution.