Intel takes step into home healthcare
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 10, 2008
Intel Corp. has introduced technology to help homebound patients with chronic medical problems. The company has announced a series of trials with healthcare organizations of specialized hardware and software developed by the chip maker. The tests are designed to show whether the new tools bring improved results in treating conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Intel also has developed software to help staff at medical call centers to remotely monitor patients' conditions and manage their treatment.