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Smart Health Services with the IoT and Connected Devices

Smart Health Services with the IoT and Connected Devices

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Technology has revolutionized every industry including manufacturing, transportation, communication, and health services. Today, humans work in conjunction with AI (Artificial Intelligence) to make their work faster, efficient, and smarter. Amongst all, Health Care Industry is a major field that can benefit with the adoption of IoT and connected devices.

Companies never associated with Health Care Industry are now becoming an essential data source for a plethora of health institutions. Moreover, Health Institutes are revamping their operational framework to leverage the data collected from the IoT and connected devices. Most health experts even state that health institutions together with technology can make health services agile and smarter.  The innovation in the health sector has changed the way we live our lives. Smart devices such as mobile phones, tablets, hand-held and wearable devices are empowering people to long towards a healthier route. These devices in combination with IoT can enable us to take control of our health in a highly personalized manner. The IoT is the primary data source that drives many Medicare Applications such as fitness, health-monitoring programs, child care, chronic disease mitigation, elderly care and more. IoT-based health applications can minimize your cost, ensure the quality of life and reduce fatal emergencies. Besides IoT can maximize the efficiency of medical devices, and provide secure connectivity by optimizing the available resources.

Within the next few years, personalized assessment of health will be a trend. Individuals will have healthcare applications, devices, and wearables at the top of their palm or inside their pocket. Such devices will help people to tackle minor health problems and avoid major ones. The data collected by these devices will allow us to monitor our health and ensure our physical wellbeing. Today, the internet is bombarded with an array of healthcare applications. But, most of us are unable to capitalize these applications and analyze the report provided by such applications. Within a short span of time, patients, doctors, and health assistants will alter their mindset and engage towards the health innovations led by the IoT and connected devices.

Recently, the use of IoT and connected devices has pulled the attention of health service researchers. Most believe that when combined (IoT and Health Services), these two fields can provide massive benefits to both patient and healthcare service providers while improving the overall health and medical services. However, the security barrier of IoT still prevents health institutions from receiving the full benefits of the IoT and connected devices. But within 2020 new security protocols will be integrated into modern IoT devices, and we will receive improved health care services.