Reading my daily newspaper as well as checking Social Media, there is a lot of information around the new concept of “Internet of Things” (IoT). This term encompasses the latest technology around connected devices within a network and includes all the valuable, collected information from data and intelligence from all kinds of different devices. Linked to these new developments, you will find companies that are focusing on this data and building new, highly relevant applications in specific markets or for specific communities.
This is for sure the case within the medical and healthcare environments. In fact, it is interesting to see how the concept of IoT is changing healthcare strategies, business models and affecting healthcare operations. In this environment, we are talking more and more about the Internet of Medical Things. Let’s look at some examples that have been discussed in the media and are currently available in daily healthcare practices. Continue reading