Three years ago, Apple launched a new feature for people to pull in their health records with much fanfare — and some skepticism.
The company made its big debut not long after Microsoft and Google had shuttered their own personal record efforts. Apple brought in healthcare executives who touted the tool, claiming it would be a move toward “patient empowerment,” even as industry analysts were pointing out the limitations of building such a tool on an operating system used by less than half of the U.S. population.
Three years later, the question still looms: Will Apple succeed where its big tech brethren failed? It’s important …Read more….