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Innovating Healthcare Coordination for an Aging PopulationThe white paper addresses World Health Organization statistics that show a significant increase in world population over the age of 60 through 2050. The primary healthcare challenges for the aging population are spiraling costs and worker shortages.The paper describes several international examples of health care collaboration between private sectors and government, such as training abused young girls in India to be bedside assistants and a federal program in the United States that provides at-home care for veterans, reducing their hospital stays and care costs.Emerging technologies will play a vital role in the healthcare industry. To be successful, experts say applications and devices must be able to easily plug into interoperable infrastructure and be clinician/client friendly.Read the full Innovating Healthcare Coordination for an Aging Population White Paper.
Intel Fellow discusses using innovation to improve the quality, cost, and access to healthcare.