Since the arrival of the Apple Watch, especially the Series 4, health has been one of the areas on which Apple has focused its improvement, research and development efforts, even going so far as to mention in advertisements that the Apple Watch is “the future of your wrist health”. They have also launched new related services like Apple Fitness +, although it has yet to be able to expand much internationally.
Now the Cupertino company, is recruiting more profiles in the health sector, in particular cardiologists specializing in the development of clinical products
Apple yesterday opened new related positions on LinkedIn for its corporate headquarters and, according to the social network’s algorithms, there are already 15 applications to enter the Apple selection process. The job description makes it very clear that profiles are sought to work on the creation of health technologies.
As a clinical specialist, you play a vital role in working with the engineering and design teams in the development of clinical products. His main responsibilities are to help define the functionalities and clinical specifications of products in order to create innovative features aimed at influencing heart health. In the case of regulated functionalities, it will play a key role in the design of clinical studies and in the development of protocols for filing regulatory applications.
The positions require certain qualities in candidates, where a extensive experience in cardiology, previous experience with technology products and knowledge of the clinical development process for regulated health products.
This is not the first time that Apple has opened positions for cardiologists and other health specialists. In 2019, already hired David Tsay, a cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center.
These approaches from Apple, however, make us think about new features or improvements to those already existing in future products or models of Apple Watch, and knowing how much the selection processes can take, Surely new members of the health team are starting to develop new features for models after the alleged 7-series.