Healthcare and the ‘Internet of Things’

Healthcare and the ‘Internet of Things’

By Santhosh Nair

 

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The healthcare industry is embracing the ‘Internet of Things.’ From the advent of mHealth, to healthcare personnel bringing their own devices into the hospitals, to consolidations that are happening up and down the value chain, the healthcare industry is finally embracing its version of the Internet. It’s a topic that I discussed recently in a

Q&A session with Intel Embedded Community. With the ability to provide affordable care to the masses topping the lists of political and socioeconomic agendas globally, we need to make a lot more progress on this front.  Here are some on why we’re still not where we need to be in terms of the global adoption and institutionalization of these concepts.

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