Intel to unveil new health-care system: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Computer chip maker Intel Corp is introducing a technology to help homebound hospital patients with chronic medical problems, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

The Silicon Valley company will announce a series of trials with health-care organizations of specialized hardware and software it has developed.

The Journal said the tests are designed to show whether the new tools bring improved results in treating conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

Intel was not immediately available for comment.

(Reporting by Yinka Adegoke, editing by Martin Golan)

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