Apple launching medical clinics for employees

The news comes as Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway along with J.P. Morgan announced ajoint effort to improve health care for their employees.

Delivering better primary care can be key to the success of all of these employee-led efforts because which’s far cheaper to prevent disease than treat people who are already sick.

Health problems result in 69 million workers reporting missed days each year, reducing economic output by $260 billion per year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control along with Prevention.

Aside coming from the typical roles involved that has a primary care clinic, Apple can be also looking to hire “designers” who will help implement a program focused on preventing disease along with promoting healthy behavior. which’s looking for a population health designer along with clinical program design lead, listings show.

These designers will work with operations along with technology teams.

Sources said the company will leverage its medical clinics as a way to test its growing range of health services along with products, which which can be starting to roll out to consumers at large.

which can be currently working with Stanford to study whether its Apple Watch can detect irregularities with the heart’s rhythm, an effort which might benefit coming from a huge population of healthy along with sick patients.

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently told shareholders which which could make a “significant contribution” in health care.

Apple recently scaled back its contract with its current in-house clinic via a start-up called Crossover Health, which CNBC reported which which had considered buying.

Sources said which which started out notifying third-party vendors about the shift to its own network of health clinics This specific week.

Additional AC Wellness jobs are also listed on Glassdoor along with Indeed.com.

Here’s a screenshot of the job listing describing AC Wellness as an Apple subsidiary:

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