According to the journalists of CNBC, some time ago Apple has partnered with medical device company Zimmer Biomet. The plan is to use the Apple Watch to search for the most effective ways of rehabilitation of people who had operations to replace hip or knee joint.
It is reported that experts will constantly track the condition of patients using the app MyMobility. The researchers hope that the data collected will help to determine why some patients recover faster after surgery for joint replacements, others worse.
In Cupertino hope that the information collected through the Apple Watch, will help not only professionals but also patients. The latter will be able in near real-time to monitor their condition and to always see the positive dynamics.
Only to a joint investigation by Apple and Zimmer Biomet plans to attract more than 10 000 patients from the USA. Each of the participants should get their hands on the Apple Watch with a pre-installed app MyMobility. Advanced utility must not only collect data about a user’s status and to share this information with your doctor, but also give personal recommendations for daily routine.