Chapter 6

Internet of Things in Healthcare: A Brief Overview

Avishek Choudhuri*; Jyotir Moy Chatterjee*; Shankey Garg    * Department of IT, LBEF (APUTI), Kathmandu, Nepal Department of CSE, NIT Raipur, Raipur, India


The Internet of Things (IoT) has various applications in medicine, from remote observing to intelligent sensors and medical devices. It can protect and monitor patients, as well as improve the level of care. Medical IoT can likewise support better care by enabling patients to spend more time with their medical practitioners. However, medical IoT isn’t without its drawbacks. The number of medical devices and the enormous amounts of data they gather can be a problem for a medical center’s IT group to oversee. There is additionally ...

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