Apple partners with Aetna to launch health app leveraging Apple Watch data

February 5, 2019

In its clearest move yet to woo the healthcare industry, Apple has collaborated with the health insurance provider Aetna to launch a new app, called Attain, that uses Apple Watch data to provide a window into users’ health. The launch stems from a 2016 collaboration between the insurer and Apple that saw 90 percent of participants in a study reported a health benefit from using their Apple Watch. Both Apple and…


Apple attempts to demystify healthcare with Aetna’s Attain app

February 1, 2019

The Apple Watch Series 4 is the most powerful health wearable available.Image: lili sams/mashable Regardless of whether iPhones sales are flat, much of the excitement and loyalty that’s made Apple into a behemoth tech company comes directly from its products, so meticulously designed and engineered to be irresistible. Apple is a devices company and its lifeblood (and stock) depends on new products to dazzle. But Apple under CEO Tim Cook…


Apple reportedly in talks with Aetna to bring the Apple Watch to millions of customers

August 21, 2017

Apple and Aetna have held several secret meetings to discuss offering the Apple Watch to Aetnas 23 million customers, according to CNBC. These meetings, held on Thursday and Friday of last week in Southern California,reportedly involved top executives from both companies, including Myoung Cha, who is in charge of Apples special health projects, and hospital chief medical information officers from across the country. Aetna could roll out the plan as…