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Why health care needs Apple

In the still-nascent digital health space, Apple could serve as a regulator of sorts — a platform, perhaps or a hub — just as it has done with smartphone apps, music, podcasts, and even online courses.

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RockHealth Demo Day shows off some cool health apps

Disruption in the health care industry is not going to come from health care providers; it will come from small, scrappy startups. RockHealth Demo Day was a chance to see some world-changing ideas on display. Selected from a pool of 350 applicants, the first 13 companies of startup accelerator RockHealth combine social media savvy with pervasive technology, such as smartphones, to improve the health of millions of people through simple behavior modifications.