Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
May, 02 2018

Fitbit To Incorporate Google Cloud for enhanced Digital healthcare

Combining Fitbit data with EMRs can provide patients and clinicians a more comprehensive view of the patient profile, leading to more personalised care, the company said in a statement late Monday.

Global wearable brand Fitbit has decided to incorporate Google's new Cloud Healthcare API to boost the company’s healthcare system, such as by connecting user data with electronic medical records (EMR).

Combining Fitbit data with EMRs can provide patients and clinicians a more comprehensive view of the patient profile, leading to more personalised care, the company said in a statement late Monday.

James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit said, "Working with Google gives us an opportunity to transform how we scale our business, allowing us to reach more people around the world faster, while also enhancing the experience we offer to our users and the healthcare system.”

"This collaboration will accelerate the pace of innovation to define the next generation of healthcare and wearables," he added.

The companies will also look to help better manage chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension by using services such as Fitbit's recently acquired "Twine Health".

Using Google's Cloud Healthcare API, "Twine" can make it easier for clinicians and patients to collaborate on care, helping lead to better health outcomes and positive returns for employers, health plans, and hospitals.

Gregory Moore Vice President, Healthcare, Google Cloud said, "At Google, our vision is to transform the way health information is organised and made useful. By enabling Fitbit to connect and manage key health and fitness data using our Google Cloud Healthcare API, we are getting one step closer to this goal.”

"Together, we have the opportunity to deliver up-to-date information to providers, enhancing their ability to follow and manage the health of their patients and guide their treatment," he added.

Google Cloud will provide Fitbit with next-generation cloud services and engineering support, allowing Fitbit to scale faster.

Fitbit products are carried in over 45,000 retail stores and in 86 countries.

Comment
image
Related opportunities
  • About Us: The Vegbites opened in 2009 and it is a restaurant..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2009
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 20lac - 30lac
    Space required 500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Mumbai Maharashtra
  • Car wash / Ceramic Coating / Detailing
    Start your own express car wash franchise business and be..
    Locations looking for expansion Uttar Pardesh
    Establishment year 1987
    Franchising Launch Date 2010
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 1000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Gautam Buddha Nagar Uttar Pardesh
  • Clinics & Nursing Homes
    About Us: At Vivekananda Health Global we strive to bring the most authentic..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2003
    Franchising Launch Date 2015
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 3000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Bangalore Karnataka
  • About Us: CMA is an international educational institution that specializes in..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 1984
    Franchising Launch Date 2006
    Investment size Rs. 2lac - 5lac
    Space required 500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities