The global healthcare industry experienced a 31% drop in company filings mentions of internet of things in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Travelers Companies, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 22 healthcare company filings.
Notably, internet of things was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q3 2022, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of big data and future of work, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Internet of Things in Healthcare – Filings Trends in Q3 2022.
Of the 50 leading companies in the healthcare industry, Travelers Companies had the greatest increase in references for internet of things in Q3 2022, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 24 internet of things-related sentences in the company's filings - 109% of all sentences - and an increase of 100% in Q3 2022 compared with Q2 2022. Suncorp Group’s mentions of internet of things rose by 100% to 9 and NN Group’s by 40% to 6.
GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for internet of things in Q3 2022 was 109.