Can Apple Carve Out A Niche In Consumer Health?

By John Heerdink LinkedIn

Apple Inc is setting its table in its hope to emerge as a leader in the health care industry. The new aspiration for the technology giant holds a good chance to take over the health market keeping in mind its vast user base and past successful penetration into the music and mobile services via iTunes and App Store.

As per analysts, consumers and investors can possibly expect future announcements from the company with innovations such as hearing aids in newer versions of AirPods or integration of blood pressure, glucose or sleep monitoring into the Apple Watch. Acquiring a healthcare company to help dive into the market may not come as a surprise either. Apple certainly has the balance sheet to move however they please at this stage.

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