Forthcoming features of Apple health-tech

A new report from Apple details the company’s forays into health and strategies for future initiatives. Critics have accused Apple of lagging behind other tech companies in the lucrative sector.

But Apple says advances in health technology will drive growth in the future — forthcoming features could include body temperature, glucose, and blood pressure monitoring. Also key to Apple’s growth in the sector: Partnerships with healthcare institutions that will use Apple devices to collect data for medical studies.