Apple wants iPads in the hands of every doctor, nurse, and patient. There are trial programs already underway in several U.S. hospitals.
Apple wants to make it easier for health care providers and iPhone owners to track health data.
Apple wants HealthKit to grow from a basic health and fitness tracker to a platform for monitoring even more about us, and to use that information to help diagnose medical issues. Considering Apple’s commitment to improving our health, there’s no reason why the company can’t reach that goal—but not before a big issue get resolved.