50% trust diagnosis delivered via video conference from doctor: Intel survey

50 percent of people would trust a diagnosis delivered via video conference from their doctor, said a survey by Intel.

More than 70 percent of people globally are receptive to toilet sensors, prescription bottle sensors or swallowed monitors.

Sixty-six percent of people say they would prefer a personalized healthcare regimen designed specifically for them based on their genetic profile or biology.

Fifty-three percent of people say they would trust a test they personally administered as much or more than if performed by a doctor.


About 30 percent of people would trust themselves to perform their own ultrasound, said Intel in a statement.

People are more willing to anonymously share their health records or genetic information than their banking information or phone records.

More than three-quarters (76 percent) of respondents over the age of 55 would be willing to anonymously share results of lab tests or health monitoring to contribute to research databases compared with 64 percent of millennials.

India is the country most willing to share healthcare information to aid innovation, according to Intel Healthcare Innovation Barometer.

Eric Dishman, Intel fellow and general manager of the company’s Health and Life Sciences Group, said that most people appear to embrace a future of healthcare that allows them to get care outside hospital walls, lets them anonymously share their information for better outcomes, and personalizes care all the way down to an individual’s specific genetic makeup.

Seventy-two percent are receptive to communication technologies that allow them to remotely connect to their doctor.

The innovation least likely to be incorporated by the global population is a robot performing surgery.

Almost half of respondents (43 percent) globally would trust themselves to monitor their own blood pressure and other basic vitals.

Only 42 percent of Japanese respondents say the traditional hospital will become obsolete in the future compared with 57 percent of global respondents, according to the Intel study which was done in Brazil, China, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan and the United States from July 28 to August 15, 2013.

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