The Internet of Things for Medical Devices: Prospects, Challenges and the Way Forward

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The Internet of Things for Medical Devices: Prospects, Challenges and the Way Forward

By Ashok Khanna and Prateep Misra, TCS for Internet of Things - Success Stories

With the increasing use of sensors by medical devices, remote and continuous monitoring of a patient’s health is becoming possible. This network of sensors, actuators and other mobile communication devices, referred to as the Internet of Things for Medical Devices (IoT-MD), is poised to revolutionize the functioning of the healthcare industry.

In this article, Ashok Khanna and Prateep Misra discuss the prospects of Internet of Things (IoT) for medical devices, the challenges and the way forward as well as explore how a service oriented platform based approach can address these challenges.  

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