The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the use of connected sensors and actuators to control and monitor the environment, the things that move within it, and the people that act within it.
The IoT is a system of wireless, interrelated, and connected digital devices that can collect, send and store data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. For example, in the healthcare industry, IoT allows a range of medical devices to be connected to a server, allowing patients to monitor their health and connect to their healthcare providers remotely. IoT can also be used in R&D, clinical trials, supply chains, and manufacturing.
Leading hospitals and companies in Internet of Things
By integrating new and existing digital technologies such as connected medical devices, remote patient monitoring (RPM), mHealth, and electronic health records (EHRs), healthcare systems can expand their services whenever and however is most convenient to each individual patient.
Leading adopters include UnitedHealth, Humana, CVS Health, Mayo Clinic, Zoetis, and GE Healthcare.
Discover the leading internet of things companies in the hospital management
Using its experience in the sector, Hospital Management has listed some of the leading companies providing products and services related to IoT.
The information provided in the download document is drafted for hospital executives and technology leaders involved in hospital IoT solutions.
The download contains detailed information on suppliers and their product offerings, alongside contact details to aid purchase or hiring decisions.
Amongst the leading suppliers of hospital Internet of Things solutions are Proxxi, Viloc, Real Wear, Worldsensing, Maturix, Vivify Health, XR Health, PlushCare, Klara and BehaVR.
Future of IoT in hospitals
The healthcare industry is slow when adopting new technologies. However, there has been increased activity over the past few years. Covid-19 has been one of the reasons for the rapid innovation and investment in IoT tools such as RPM and telemedicine.
GlobalData forecasts that healthcare providers will spend $13.3bn on IoT platforms in 2025, up from $10.3bn in 2019, at a CAGR of 4.6%. IoT is one of the most significant technological investment areas for healthcare providers.