Apple iGlass ?, Amazon’s 1492 (referring to Columbus) team, While we explore the accuracy of Cuff-LESS-Measured Blood Pressure a interesting study about Cuff-Measured BP surfaced, how to hide in a artificial intelligence age, WeChat and Alibaba will get into a battle for the European payment system…and more in my newsletter #27
Amazon is moving full speed ahead into the health care space. The e-retail and cloud computing giant has earlier shown interest in selling medical supplies and pharmaceutical drugs, as well as in providing the cloud computing space for patient medical records. In addition, Amazon recently invested in a cancer-testing startup called Grail, which uses deep sequencing technology to detect the earliest signs of cancer in the blood. On top of that, CNBC reported that Amazon has a secret health care team called 1492 focused on virtual doctor visits and health apps for devices like Echo. Can Amazon become the health care industry’s biggest player?