Apple job listing points to continued focus on heart health

Apple is seeking an experienced cardiologist to join its health technology team, with the new hire likely to help the tech giant clear regulatory hurdles associated with bringing consumer medical devices to market.

Apple Watch ECGThe job listing, posted to LinkedIn on Wednesday and subsequently spotted by MyHealthyApple, notes the ideal candidate is an MD with “deep expertise” in cardiology who has experience with health product and technology.Apple says knowledge of regulated medical products and digital health products, as well as experience in the clinical development process for regulated health products, “including pivotal clinical studies,” is preferred.

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