Intel gets FDA OK for personal health system
Reuters/Yahoo News, July 11, 2008
Intel Corp., the world's biggest computer chip maker, has won FDA clearance to sell an in-home health monitoring system for patients with chronic conditions. The Health Guide system combines an in-home patient device as well as online access that enables healthcare professionals to monitor patients and remotely manage care. The system also incorporates interactive tools for personalized care management and integrates vital sign collection, patient reminders, multimedia educational content and feedback, and electronic communications tools.