Chip Shot: New Intel Study Shows People Believe Technology is the Best Cure for the World’s Healthcare Woes

The Intel Healthcare Innovation Barometer reveals that people believe technology is the best hope to improve healthcare and the best promise for curing fatal diseases – more than increasing the number of physicians or additional funding for research. More than 70 percent of people are receptive to using toilet sensors, prescription bottle sensors or swallowed health monitors, providing them with truly personalized medicine tailored to their specific behaviors and biology. Majority (84 percent) of people would anonymously share personal healthcare information to advance and lower costs to the healthcare system. Additionally, the traditional hospital will be obsolete in the future, according to 57 percent of people. Find out more.