Intel Health Guide

By Neil Versel 03:43 am August 21, 2012
Less than two years after its founding, the Intel-GE Care Innovations joint venture is making some changes to its product line and operating structure to reflect a new emphasis on care coordination and senior living, including aging in place. Care Innovations, which Intel and GE Healthcare set up in January 2011, is considering whether to sell or discontinue Intel Reader, a text-to-speech...
By Neil Versel 04:35 am April 26, 2012
Maybe home-based patient monitoring is not quite ready to take off after all. Some of you may be aware that I was looking for the right piece of monitoring technology not too long ago to help my family keep tabs on my 93-year-old grandmother, who had been living alone far from the rest of us. That's not an issue for the moment because she's been staying with my parents for the last month or so,...
By Neil Versel 04:18 am September 29, 2011
Louis Burns, CEO of Intel-GE Care Innovations, doesn't much mind that telehealth technology vendor Robert Bosch Healthcare, a major competitor, has been getting a lot of press lately. In an industry with plenty of room to grow, a rising tide will raise all boats. "I've always pushed this issue of 'coopetition,'" Burns told MobiHealthNews at this week's Health 2.0 Fall Conference in San Francisco...
By Brian Dolan 05:11 am July 22, 2011
Care Innovations, a joint venture between Intel and GE, announced a new software platform called Care Innovations Connect this week, which aims to increase wellbeing and decrease social isolation among seniors. The software includes wellness surveys, brain fitness games, community calendar events, medication compliance reminders, and social networking functionality, all running on a third-party...
By Neil Versel 10:49 am January 12, 2011
By Neil Versel Last week, Intel and GE Healthcare formally launched Care Innovations, their joint venture to promote the telehealth technologies of both companies and develop new products intended to help the elderly and chronically ill live independently. Leading Care Innovations as CEO is Louis Burns, formerly the general manager of Intel’s Digital Health Group. In an interview with...
By Neil Versel 03:57 pm January 5, 2011
By Neil Versel The long-awaited venture between GE Healthcare and Intel officially launched this week. Called Care Innovations, the 50/50 joint venture will concentrate on developing monitoring and information technologies to allow people with serious health conditions to live independently rather than be institutionalized in nursing homes or assisted-living facilities. Care Innovations...
By Brian Dolan 06:25 am August 3, 2010
GE and Intel have agreed to merge their home health assets to form a new 50/50 joint venture. The as yet unnamed new company, which will focus on telehealth and independent living, will be made up of GE Healthcare's Home Health division and Intel's Digital Health Group. The new company will focus on three segments: chronic disease management, independent living and assistive technologies. Some of...
By Brian Dolan 09:02 am June 15, 2010
At the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute conference this week, Aetna and Intel released preliminary findings from their Intel Health Guide pilot for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. The pilots aim was to demonstrate how remote patient monitoring and nurse case management could improve the health of Medicare patients with CHF. Dr. Randall Krakauer, Aetna’s national Medicare...
By Brian Dolan 10:34 am May 19, 2010
The American Telemedicine Association's 2010 event in San Antonio, Texas just wrapped up yesterday. Here's a roundup of deals, studies and product launches from the event: Two-thirds of US care providers use telehealth: Health care delivery in the US will change dramatically as care providers adopt telehealth technology, according to a new report conducted by Intel and released at the ATA 2010...
By Brian Dolan 07:35 am May 12, 2010
The West Wireless Health Institute announced a partnership today with GE Healthcare to jointly work on a variety of educational, technical and research initiatives related to wireless health. The WWHI noted that its technology and education partnerships are based on the mutual exchange of ideas, technical assistance and expertise -- but do not include the exchange of funds. Therefore, assumedly,...