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Apple Has Quietly Hired Dozens Of Physicians: 5 Things To Know

Article commentary by: Todd Perman, Executive Managing Director, NKF Global Healthcare Services

Healthcare disruptors are coming in different packages these days. CVS’ acquisition of Aetna combines payer, provider, and pharmacy. Private equity is chasing large physician practices, and Apple is hiring doctors. Who would have thought the employment model for physicians may very well be a technology company or CVS/Aetna?

Article written by: Alia Paavola, Becker's Health IT & CIO Report, December 13, 2018

Apple has quietly hired dozens of physicians, an indicator that it's serious about health tech, CNBC reports.

Here are five things to know:

1. Apple has hired 40 to 50 physicians in the last few years, according to people familiar with the hires cited by CNBC. The physicians are scattered among various Apple teams, helping to guide strategy and decisions as the tech giant moves into healthcare... Read the full article here.

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