The Internet of Things is disrupting traditional healthcare by facilitating distributed care. The idea behind distributed care is physically de-centralizing healthcare services can mean better care, according to an article on the Health Data Management website.
The core hospital environment can be inefficient at managing preventative and chronic care.
One of the key differences between traditional and distributed models is the location of patient data collection.
The Internet of Things is a collection of distributed devices, the networks to connect them, and the software that enables the devices to collect and exchange data.