Stressful and hectic life pace, harmful environmental conditions, high cost of healthcare services, drastic diseases evolution – these are only some of the numerous factors affecting the global population ageing and life expectancy reduction. Apart from this, high spending on the medical diagnostics, irregular health condition monitoring, improper disease control, irregular healthcare services received by patients – all these issues need immediate regulation. The humankind is still unable to eradicate all the diseases and stop the ageing problems at once but is working on possibilities to make healthcare services more efficient, affordable and accessible. Among the solutions is IoT technology implementation, which has already brought fruitful results to the healthcare industry.
First of all, IoT technology assures in-time patients’ treatment due to the monitoring of the health conditions in a real-time mode. On the other hand, IoT devices save time for the massive health data aggregation and transfer it to physicians or medical centers. Simultaneously, this vast amount of collected data is impactful for medical research and enables the invention of the new treatment methods. At the same time, the integration of cloud computing with medical gadgets helps physicians detect diseases on-the-go and start treatment faster, reducing the possibility of diagnostic mistakes. Also, IoT solutions provide the lowering of medical cost spending by telemedicine services. Thus, a doctor can remotely detect the health statement. Moreover, IoT practices include optimization of the hospital activities and accurate control for medication supply and utilization.
Considering all the facts above, IoT technologies help create a healthier future and provide a prompt response, helping to save human life.