The future of the Internet of Things lies in fashion and preventative medicine, according to panelists at the closing session of this year's Dell World.
As the article points out, IoT has potential for disruptive change in our health as humans. Connected connected devices can continuously monitor patients and improve patient adherence to prescribed therapies, avoid hospitalizations and improve the quality of life. Huge impact on both an economic and convenience standpoint.
We are undergoing a transformation that is impacting how we live. But it also can impact whether we live or not. Rio Bowerman tells his story about what a more connected system might have been able to do.
There is a great chart in this article that shows: eighty-four percent predict that wearables, smartphone apps, and other Internet of Things devices will be common tools for recording vital signs and other data that can be reviewed by a provider.
Teams should be focusing on the endpoints, data management, designing for engagement and finding the right partner. Lots of things to think about when working in healthcare and the internet of things.
A new infographic illustrating just how elaborate and sophisticated sensors have become, all for the purpose of providing more effective and efficient healthcare.
A great article on how Big Data can help save $400 billion in healthcare costs. It doesn't specifically mention the IoT, but the source of a lot of this information that will be fed into the data analytics platforms will come from devices that will be interconnected via the IoT technologies.
No appointment necessary: How the IoT and patient-generated data can unlock health care value
Good article coverfing many aspects on how an elderly population and caregivers will be able to use in-home IoT technology to improve and extend their lives as they age. It ends off with an interesting point that is often neglected... interoperability. Check it out.
A short list of some new IoT products hitting the market specifically focused on healthcare and an improved quality of life.
A good article covering a range of products and services in the landscape of the Internet of Things that cover: Wellness and Sports Activity Tracking. Smart Diagnostics, Chronic Disease Management and Medication Adherence.
I believe the answer to this title is, yes! It will take some time though. With health apps, smart monitors, fitness and sleep monitoring devices, consumers are interested and investing in it. The issue today is that the data is far too siloed for us to see all the positive impacts. Take a read and see what you think for yourself.
An article covering the next generation of wearables, aimed at helping users find calm amidst the chaos of modern life.
This article covers some of the most obvious ways in which the Internet of Things can reach consumers of Healthcare: Wearable, Connected Home and Prescription Drug monitoring. What I find interesting is that things like FirstAlert have been around for many years, but it's just now that these solutions are now very affordable and can be bought off the shelf by consumers. It's these factors that will drive a faster adoption rate.