• Fitbit Strikes Deal With Google That Could Lead to Wearables Collaboration

    20 days ago - By Fortune

    Fitbit has teamed up with Google in an effort to get more deeply involved in the healthcare sector.
    The fitness tracker maker announced on Monday that it would use Google's recently announced health data standards for apps , known as the Google Healthcare API, to connect its wearable devices to the electronic medical records systems used by doctors and hospitals. The aim eventually is to allow doctors to get health data straight from Fitbits on their patients' wrists.
    Fitbit will also move to Google's googl cloud data storage platform, much of which is already certified as complying with...
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