In-Home Telehealth Study Launched By Mayo Clinic, GE, Intel

During the year-long study 200 high-risk patients over the age of 60 with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart failure, lung disease, will use a medical monitoring device to take their vitals: blood pressure, weight, sugar levels and peak air flow. This information is collected in a central database at the Mayo Clinic where the patient's primary medical team will have secure web access. Clinicians will also be able to use the videoconferencing system to observe and communicate with their patients.

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AIP Technology: Now, Soon, and on the Drawing Boards

“New developments in technology promise to help transition healthcare from expensive clinical settings into private residences, encourage behavioral modifications that emphasize prevention rather than treatment of illnesses, and make it easier for family caregivers to monitor loved ones and take action in case of an emergency,” says Athan Bezaitis,

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