IoT-Based Applications in Healthcare Devices

Bikash Pradhan, Saugat Bhattacharyya, Kunal Pal

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The last decade has witnessed extensive research in the field of healthcare services and their technological upgradation. To be more specific, the Internet of Things (IoT) has shown potential application in connecting various medical devices, sensors, and healthcare professionals to provide quality medical services in a remote location. This has improved patient safety, reduced healthcare costs, enhanced the accessibility of healthcare services, and increased operational efficiency in the healthcare industry. The current study gives an up-to-date summary of the potential healthcare applications of IoT- (HIoT-) based technologies. Herein, the advancement of the application of the HIoT has been reported from the perspective of enabling technologies, healthcare services, and applications in solving various healthcare issues. Moreover, potential challenges and issues in the HIoT system are also discussed. In sum, the current study provides a comprehensive source of information regarding the different fields of application of HIoT intending to help future researchers, who have the interest to work and make advancements in the field to gain insight into the topic.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6632599
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Healthcare Engineering
Early online date19 Mar 2021
Publication statusPublished online - 19 Mar 2021

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  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Informatics
  • Surgery


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