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Intel is working to make Parkinson's disease easier to study through the development of wearable medical devices that can measure undetectable changes over time. 

How then can medical training be improved in a way that's both cost effective and yields reliable and verifiable results?

As the only medical school in North Dakota, the University of North Dakota holds the great responsibility of educating almost half of all doctors in the state. When repeatedly faced with numerous challenges in upholding this responsibility due to facility shortcomings, the university turned to Intel partner AVI Systems and its IoT-focused solutions to revitalize its new medical campus.

The business of healthcare is quite literally one of life and death.

Discover how the University of Kansas' Gregory Thomas, Professor of Design, and Director of the Center for Design Research is driving new ways to deliver healthcare.

According to a Business Insider report, companies are going to spend almost $5 trillion on the IoT in the next five years. In fact, according to IDC, in the years to come, the fastest spending growth in IoT will come from the healthcare industry.

Throughout history technological advancements have moved the field of medicine forward by leaps and bounds. One of today’s most widely used surgical tools, the endoscope, an instrument made up of a teeny video camera and fiber optic light source, is getting a helping hand from IoT technology capabilities. 

Behavioral economics is all about why we make the choices we make as individuals, and how those decisions affect ourselves and the industries we rely on, such as healthcare.

In 2050, the world will have more than 2 billion people over the age of 60, which is double the number today, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Research study. In response, the healthcare market is moving toward IoT-based remote care tools that allow patients to monitor health issues from home. Distributed healthcare is getting a booster shot with the launch of the Intel Health Application Platform. 

Big data analytics and Internet of Things technologies provide the critical backbone to enable telemedicine providers to improve security, device inoperability, treatment decision making, solution scalability, and access convenience. 

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