Google & Fitbit collaborate to transform the future of digital health
Category: #health  By Saipriya Iyer  Date: 2018-05-02
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Google & Fitbit collaborate to transform the future of digital health

Google Inc. and Fitbit Inc., a renowned U.S. firm across the wearables sector, have apparently declared to join hands for promoting robust innovations in the digital health & wearables sectors across the globe. As per reports, the goal of both the firms is centered on exploring new growth avenues in the consumer & enterprise health service industry.

It has been speculated that Fitbit is likely to utilize the new Cloud Healthcare API interface of Google to assist the firm integrate further into the healthcare system. For instance, Fitbit will help Google link its user information with the latter’s electronic medical records, thereby providing patients as well as doctors with a more comprehensive outlook of the required patient’s profile.  

Experts predict that the strategic move is quite likely to result in personalized healthcare for patients. Both the firms are projected to effectively manage the chronic ailments such as high blood pressure and diabetes through the use of Twine Healthcare services of Fitbit. Sources have claimed that through the use of Google’s Cloud Healthcare API platform, Fitbit’s newly acquired Twine can help both – the medical practitioners as well as patients to be highly involved in medical care. This will lead to better healthcare outcomes & favorable returns for hospitals and staff, cite experts knowledgeable about the matter.

The partnership will help Fitbit to positively impact Google Cloud’s infrastructure as well as security abilities, thereby resulting in considerable improvement in the former’s healthcare service business. The move is also likely to support Fitbit’s objective of protecting data privacy of the customer and assist the company in digging deeper into population health analysis. Even Google’s AI algorithm and machine learning tools will assist Fitbit’s customers to achieve positive health results. It has been speculated that the partnership will be beneficial to both the firms, ultimately leading to immense customer satisfaction.



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