Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), and Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) after prolonged talks have finally decided to get down to business. The three business giants had been engaging in talks targeted at recruiting volunteers for a new randomized digital health study. These volunteers are set to benefit from the $49 apple watches that App.e has promised to give out.
The Heartline study
The new study is known as Heartline, and it is meant to help many patients that have been struggling with irregular heart rhythms. The three business gurus say that they will be keen on identifying whether or not Apple watches have the capacity to detect the above-stipulated condition. They believe that early diagnosis is critical in the quest to help patients get the best treatment on time. Stroke has been affecting many Americans and other people around the globe, and these companies seek to play a role in the provision of working solutions.
Reports indicate that Heartline will be going on for over three years. The businesses hope that they obtain positive results since that will mean well for a large number of suffering aperients. Analysts say that the study is probably going to take a top spot by becoming the biggest digital health study to have been conducted.
The turn of events
This is not the first time that this kind of thing is happening. Reports indicate that research had been conducted sometime back that indicated the major capabilities of the Apple watches. One of them was the fact that these watches had some advanced capabilities that enabled them to detect irregular heartbeats.
Another study that got published in November also presented its findings outlining that apple Watches had capabilities for the detection of atrial fibrillation. However, reports indicate that some of the members participating in the study walked out before it came to an end.
The new study is a spring of hope for a significant number of struggling persons. Stroke is a big menace that needs to be faced heads-on according to leading medical practitioners.
Apple is playing a huge role in the new study, and reports show that it wants to add to its outstanding reputation. Its CEO, who is known as Tim Cook, has spoken about the latest developments. He says that success in this particular regard would show Apple’s monumental contribution to health and wellness around the globe.