Jeb Bush says Apple Watch could be the future of healthcare

Jeb Bush, a suspected presidential candidate for the Republican ticket, loves his Apple Watch. And, like many Republicans, Mr. Bush strongly dislikes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Speaking at a brewery in Tempe, Ariz., Mr. Bush touted the benefits of the Apple Watch and his vision for the healthcare future of this country — one that includes the repeal of the PPACA, according to a Bloomberg report.

"On this device in five years will be applications that will allow me to manage my healthcare in ways that five years ago were not even possible," Mr. Bush said. "We'll be able to guide our own healthcare decisions in a way that will make us healthy. Ultimately, we have to get to a health system, away from a disease system."

Additionally, Mr. Bush's vision for healthcare's future includes giving power to the states.

"To unravel this, I think we need to push power back to the states," he said. "We should repeal Obamacare if given the opportunity and replace it with a consumer directed model where people are engaged in making healthcare decisions for themselves and where they're given the tools to do so."

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