As you probably already know, Apple has been collaborating with Standford Medicine for quite some time to conduct studies to improve the Apple Watch. More specifically, what it does is periodically send information related to the heartbeat, in order to be able to detect any type of irregularity in advance, and to be able to remedy it before it becomes serious.
Now, the thing is that they have been carrying out analyzes and studies for quite some time, and today has finally been when the results have been presented in New Orleans, having shared the most relevant through its website.
Apple shares the results of its study in collaboration with Standford Medicine
As we have been able to know, it seems that from Apple they have decided to share the results of his study in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, and, firstly, it is quite curious that have had more than 400.000 participants, making it according to Apple "the largest study of its kind".
In this case, as the researchers have shared, it seems that, of all the participants, 0,5% had some type of heart-related problem, something that is quite good considering that from Apple they alerted the affected users of this problem, so that they could go directly to the nearest medical attention.
Stanford Medicine researchers presented their findings today at the 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo of the American College of Cardiology. Study results showed that 0.5 percent of the more than 400,000 participants received an irregular heartbeat notification, illustrating the ability of the feature to give the user important health information without creating an unnecessary burden on the exercise program. your doctor.
On the other hand, we have also been able to see that both Apple's COO and the company's VP of Health are quite proud of what they have achieved, as they have shared in the press release in question:
"We are proud to be working with Stanford Medicine as they conduct this important research and we look forward to learning more about the impact of Apple Watch on the medical community," said Jeff Williams, Apple's Chief Operating Officer. "We hope that consumers continue to get actionable and useful information about their heart health through Apple Watch."
"As physicians, we are always trying to find ways to provide patients with health information that is meaningful to them for individualized care," said Sumbul Desai, MD, Apple's vice president of Health. "Seeing that medical research reflects what we are hearing from consumers is positive and we are excited to see Apple Watch helping more consumers in the future as we collaborate with the medical community to further research."