Apple Takes Over Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse
Now, sharing your health report becomes easy!
The Acquisition Story
Recently, as per the reports, Apple Inc. has acquired Gliimpse, a California-based personal health data startup. Founded in 2013 by Anil Sethi, a former Apple systems engineer, went to start a number of health tech startups like Xlipstream and Pinch Bio. This shows that this seasoned entrepreneur always had an eye on the health industry.
Gliimpse is yet to confirm the acquisition news. However, this isn’t new for Apple. The tech giant acquires small tech companies on regular basis. But, this time, Apple wishes to expand in the healthcare sector.
How Gliimpse works?
The startup allows users to build their own comprehensive medical profile by collecting reports from various sources and combining in a single virtual space, which can be shared easily with anyone. One can also add documents and pictures to the profile. It aims to help patients to make sense of their medical records.
Gliimpse is free for consumers. The company makes money from health-care providers and software developers who pay for its data-sharing software and services.
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