The Internet of Medical Things

Published on 13 Jul, 2017

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) enables machine to machine interaction and real-time intervention solutions that have the potential to radically transform healthcare as we know it, improving delivery, affordability, and reliability in the near future.

IoMT will promote personalized care and higher standards of care and living through individual data-driven treatment regimens as well as optimized devices tailored to individual physiological requirements. IoMT devices have been conceptualized in various forms of smart wearable devices, home-use medical devices, point-of-care kits, and mobile healthcare applications, and are able to communicate with medical experts in remote locations. Apart from their utility in managing regular health statuses, they have also been used for disease prevention, fitness promotion, and remote intervention in emergency situations.

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