GE / Intel / Mayo Clinic Monitoring Technology Coverage

Posted on February 25th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein

GE Healthcare, Intel and Mayo Clinic Explore New Models of Health Care Delivery

GE Healthcare, Intel Corporation and Mayo Clinic are investigating a new model of health care delivery for patients at increased risk of rehospitalization that is designed to meet patients’ needs where they are, including in their homes.

 

Mayo Clinic will conduct a yearlong research study to determine if home monitoring of patients with chronic diseases, using Intel’s remote patient monitoring technology, will reduce hospitalizations and emergency department (ED) visits.

 

Bloomberg, 2/24/2010

 

 

Mayo Clinic partners with GE, Intel on chronic diseases study

Mayo Clinic said Tuesday that it will conduct a yearlong research study to determine if home monitoring of patients with chronic diseases will reduce hospitalizations and emergency department (ED) visits.

 

The Rochester, Minn.-based health provider is working with Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) on the project.

 

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, by Chris Newmarker, 2/24/2010

 

 

In-Home Telemedicine Study Launched

Mayo Clinic, GE Healthcare, and Intel have launched a new initiative to study the care and cost benefits of home-based health monitoring for elderly patients with chronic illnesses…

 

The data is collected into a central Mayo database. Preset data "thresholds" determine whether a medical reading -- such as weight -- is within a normal range for that patient, said Dr. Gregory Hanson, a principal Mayo researcher in the study and a physician in Mayo's department of primary care internal medicine.

 

InformationWeek, by Marianne McGee,

 

Additional coverage / mentions:

Post-Bulletin

MarketWatch

MedCity News

GigaOM.com

Milwaukee Business Times

Tags: GE, Health IT, home monitoring, Intel, Quality

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