Fitbit, the international wearable brand, has announced to employ new Cloud Healthcare API of Google to assist the firm incorporate more into the healthcare system, such as by linking consumer information with EMR (electronic medical records).
Merging Fitbit information with EMRs can offer clinicians and patients a more complete view of the profile, resulting in extra personalized care, the firm claimed to the media in an interview this week. “Operating with Google offers us a chance to change how we expand our business, permitting us to get to more users all over the world quicker, while also improving the experience we provide to the healthcare system and our consumers,” claimed CEO and co-founder of Fitbit, James Park, to the media in an interview.
“This partnership will speed up the pace of modernism to define the upcoming generation of wearables and healthcare,” he claimed further. The firms will also look to assist manage chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes in a more enhanced way by employing services such as “Twine Health,” Fitbit’s recently attained tech.
The Cloud Healthcare API of Google and Twine can make it simpler for patients and clinicians to collaborate on care, assisting to result in positive returns along with better health outcomes for health plans, employers, and hospitals.
“At Google, our dream is to change the approach by which the health data is organized and made useful. By allowing Fitbit to manage and connect key fitness and health data employing our Cloud Healthcare API, we are going a step nearer to this objective,” claimed Vice President at Google Cloud for Healthcare, Gregory Moore, to the media in an interview.
On a similar note, Fitbit did a fine job of winning the hearts of investors this week with new partnership. This increased the company’s share by 4.72%. This is due to the firm’s partnership with Google.