Data overload could swamp healthcare Internet of Things

Many are unsure how to take advantage of IoT big data analytics

Users of the healthcare Internet of Things are suffering from data overload, and many are unsure how to best engage in IoT big data analytics, according to an article on the Healthcare IT Analytics website.

Some healthcare facilities struggle with the amount of data produced by wearables, sensors, remote monitors and other medical devices.

Forty-two percent of participants in a recent poll said that the Internet of Things produces too much data to analyze efficiently, the article said.

Uncertain prospects for financial return on analytics, coupled with worries over data security are also contributing to a reluctance to grow the IoT. 

Read the article.



July 26, 2016

Topic Area: Information Technology

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