The Internet of Medical Things can improve patient care, clinical management

January 7, 2019

The U.S. healthcare market is deploying Internet of Things networks to boost patient care, provide more value-based services and offer more personalized medicine, according to an article on the Healthcare Informatics website.

The potential for an Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) includes smart sensors such as patient wearables and medical devices are connected to resources that detect issues in real time. 

Plus, comprehensive, IoMT-based ER resource tracking systems offer reductions on a real-time basis.

It can also support patient, staff, and supply management. If the ER needs a defibrillator, an IoMT can tell if it’s been left in a nearby ER suite, for instance. 

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