Smartphone diagnosis is only one way in which AI is being harnessed in healthcare.
As part of the agreement, Samsung will provide advanced and innovative healthcare equipment such as ultrasound and digital radiology (x-ray) machines.
In the longer term, such digital pills could also be used to manage patients with other complicated medicine routines, such as those suffering from diabetes or heart conditions.
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
Apple's healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals, showing early promise as a way for doctors to monitor patients remotely and lower costs.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley, is betting that people will increasingly turn to the Internet for confidential counseling and routine medical care