Medicon Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2972-2721)


Volume 5 Issue 2

IoT in Healthcare

Kazi Kutubuddin Sayyad Liyakat*
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Brahmdevdada Mane Institute of Technology, Solapur (MS), India
*Corresponding Author: Kazi Kutubuddin Sayyad Liyakat, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Brahmdevdada Mane Institute of Technology, Solapur (MS), India.

Published: July 14, 2023

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     This editorial focuses on the importance of healthcare in our society. Healthcare is a vital part of our lives, and it is a topic that is often overlooked in the political discourse. The truth is, healthcare affects us all, regardless of our income level, race, or political persuasion. Everyone needs access to quality healthcare, and this editorial highlights the need for policymakers to ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable healthcare.

     The editorial calls attention to the fact that healthcare is a human right, not a privilege that only those with the means to pay for it can access. It emphasizes the need for accessible and affordable healthcare in order to ensure that everyone regardless of their background has access to the necessary medical care. It points out the fact that the current healthcare system is broken and needs to be fixed in order to provide universal access to medical care.

     Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by improving patient care, enhancing operational efficiencies and driving down costs. IoT technology has enabled the development of sophisticated healthcare systems that are connected to a wide variety of devices and platforms. These systems can collect and analyze data from patients, doctors, and other healthcare professionals in order to provide better care and insights.

     IoT has already begun to revolutionize healthcare, with applications ranging from remote patient monitoring to predictive analytics. Remote patient monitoring, for instance, provides doctors with real-time data on patient vital signs, which can help them make more informed decisions about treatment. Predictive analytics can be used to identify trends and patterns in patient behavior, allowing healthcare providers to proactively address health issues before they become serious.

     Healthcare is an essential part of our lives and is responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of both individuals and objects. Healthcare includes prevention, diagnosis, treatment and the improvement of mental and physical impairments. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Sensor technologies, healthcare is now being applied to more than just humans. Objects such as river bridges, vehicles, boilers and substations are now being monitored for their health and safety.

     IoT technology is being used to create an entirely computerized sub-station health monitoring system that allows connected equipment to be secured and monitored from anywhere in the world by authorized personnel at a low cost. This is done by using various types of sensors, such as temperature sensors, proximity sensors, pressure sensors, water quality sensors, chemical and gas sensors, infrared sensors, smoke sensors, motion sensors, level sensors, image sensors, humidity sensors, accelerometer sensors, gyroscope sensors and ultrasonic sensors. These sensors allow for the monitoring and analysis of the environment and the objects located within it.

     Overall, the use of IoT and Sensor technologies is allowing for better healthcare to be applied to both humans and objects. This technology is allowing for the detection of potential problems and the prevention of any health-related issues before they become serious. It is also allowing for greater safety and security for those using the objects that are being monitored.