As the healthcare technologies are advancing, there’s an increased engagement and consciousness of consumers when it comes to their health. In such a scenario, the demand for remote care is more encouraged than ever. However, the current healthcare ecosystems are not equipped with technologies that can improve patient care by updating them with real-time patient information and allowing them to take proactive measures for treatment. Our IoT solution for the healthcare sector allows hospitals to improve the care quality while focusing on overall expenditure reduction.
If you are a daycare center, assisted living facility, community health center, primary healthcare center or an outpatient clinic, we can help you. Our IoT healthcare solution gives you data accuracy resulting in a better prediction of health related issues and proactive treatment plans.
- Eric Topol,
The Creative Destruction of Medicine
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The foundation of our Smart Healthcare solution.
Sensors that collect patient data
Cloud computing to store, process and analyze the data
Web and mobile applications for caregivers and patients
Gateway to transmit the data
Patient-generated health data is any piece of health-related information generated or documented by patients or caretakers. PGHD includes data pertaining to a patient’s health or treatment history, lifestyle choices and symptoms among other things that are either reported by the patients or collected using wearables as well as Internet-enabled medical devices. The major difference between PGHD and the data collected by medical professionals is that the former is primarily gathered by patients and they are responsible for sharing it.
Chronic diseases like diabetes, heart problems, cancer, obesity, arthritis and stroke among others, are becoming highly prevalent. It is important for people suffering from these diseases to constantly take care of them between their visits to doctors and IoT-based devices can come in handy for them. Wearables as well as other devices like glucometers, heart monitors and asthma tools among others can help patients keep a track of their health. Moreover, the Internet-enabled devices save their healthrelated data on the cloud, which can then be accessed by medical professionals.
Remote patient monitoring is a boon for people living in daycare centers or community health facilities. Tiny IoT-based devices can capture PGHD that can be remotely reviewed by medical coaches and professionals. This is an effective way of keeping tabs on a patient’s health and suggesting course corrections in case a particular treatment proves to be ineffective. Some of the other advantages of remote patient monitoring include diagnosing acute illnesses before they get too complicated and detecting drug intoxication in patients who are receiving treatment for cardiovascular problems through digitalis medicines.
Application of the Internet of Things in the healthcare industry can also be useful for healthy people who are not suffering from diseases and wish to prevent problems in the future. Health-related data can be captured by anyone on a daily basis which can be shared with medical professionals. This can help in the detection of even a minor problem and prevent illnesses in the long run.
Short-term care can be provided to people who have been discharged from the hospital after a surgery or after receiving treatment for an acute illness. This type of care eliminates the need for visiting the hospital during the recovery phase, allowing patients to receive quality healthcare within the comforts of their homes.
Assisted living facilities may not be able to accommodate every senior citizen who lives alone. Hence, medical care providers can identify the ones who are healthy enough to stay at their own homes and help them use IoT-based devices to track their health. By monitoring their condition in real-time using the data collected by those devices, they can instantly attend to the ones who require it.
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