Back in April of 2009 the two companies first made the announcement they were going to work together on home monitoring devices and you can read more history at the link below.image

Intel and General Electric working together with Medical Devices – Home Monitors

You get a lot of complete information to include bathroom visits and the number of events that took place there too with the GE Unit <grin>.  A full report on Bathroom visits and other data can be pulled in report formats. 

GE to Market Home Monitoring Appliance

The Intel reader is an interesting device, though not cheap in price, but it does a lot.

Intel Introduces a Reader – Capture Text and Pictures and Have It Read Back to You

All these devices can be useful with a proper implementation and knowledge of where the data is sent and stored.  You can’t just shove Grandma off to a machine though and expect wonderful results as you still need a human touch too.  BD 

Intel Reader

GE Healthcare and Intel Corp. last August announced they would form a joint venture to combine, enhance and market their respective home health and independent living applications. Now, the companies have launched the new company, called Intel-GE Care Innovations LLC and based in Sacramento, Calif.


Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel and Waukesha, Wis.-based GE Healthcare each own 50 percent of Care Innovations, which combines GE's Home Health division with Intel's Digital Health Group. Louis Burns, who previously served as vice president and general manager Intel Digital Health Group, now is CEO at Care Innovations. Omar Ishrak, president and CEO at GE Healthcare Systems, is chair of the joint venture.


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