Robots Step in for Humans to Provide Essential Delivery Services In the time of stay-at-home orders due to coronavirus, delivery robots can be used to lessen human interaction. Robots that had previously transported meals on college campuses are now delivering necessities and medical supplies.
IoT Aids in Patient Safety and Infection Control In the continued effort to reduce the spread of infection, hospitals use IoT technologies to help track and monitor variables that impact the sustainability of virus particles, bacterial growth, and sterilization.
Automation Testing Tools and Wearables Gear Up to Tackle Coronavirus Unknowns Data scientists and researchers are turning to robots, wearables, and data analytics to join the fight against COVID-19. Robots are helping to speed up test results, and sensor rings, watches, and wristbands are providing clues for early detection.
Healthcare Gets a Booster Shot from Digital Patient Access Systems Digital patient access systems help to curb the transmission rate of infectious diseases and improve patient satisfaction. IoT brings online access, 24/7 scheduling, and doctor referrals to patients at home, and it improves triage for in-person visits.
Houston Methodist Hospital Launches Virtual ICU to Monitor COVID-19 Patients Medical Informatics Sickbay™ platform protects critical care workers from COVID-19 exposure with clinical distancing, allowing healthcare providers to monitor ICU patients virtually.
Telehealth Provides Valuable Link for Multi-patient Care and Isolation Hardships In the fight against coronavirus, telehealth platforms with computer vision and smart cameras are helping to keep healthcare workers and patients safe and isolated communities more connected.
3D Printing Comes Through in Ventilator Crisis With a shortage of healthcare supplies and COVID-19 patients failing, two Italian engineers fire up their 3D printer to fulfill an immediate demand for ventilator valves. The coronavirus outbreak highlights how additive manufacturing can be used as a stopgap measure in times of crisis.
The Internet of Things and Healthcare Policy Principles Because of widespread wastefulness in healthcare service delivery and need for virtual care models, McKinsey forecasts that 40 percent of the global economic impact of the Internet of Things revolution will occur in healthcare, more than any other sector.
10 Internet of Medical Things Solutions to Strengthen Your Healthcare Portfolio The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) market is expected to reach $158 billion in the next two years. Here’s a roundup of 10 different solutions to help integrators chart a path in healthcare.
Sensor Network Helps Prevent Asthma Attacks on Children’s Playground An automated air quality monitoring network in a smart city in Russia provides real-time accurate measurements of particulates, helping to protect vulnerable populations at schools, nursing homes, and hospitals.