Shaw, S. K., Dey, J. L. (2023). Emergence of IoT in Healthcare Industry: Towards Sustainable Digital Health Systems. In P.K. Paul, S. Sharma, E. Roy Krishnan (Eds.), Advances in Business Informatics empowered by AI & Intelligent Systems (pp 108-125). CSMFL Publications. https://dx.doi.org/10.46679/978819573220308
A vast and multilayered infrastructure of ubiquitous computing technologies and applications is emerging. The Internet of Things (IoT) makes smart objects the ultimate building blocks in the development of cyber-physical smart pervasive frameworks The IoT has a variety of application domains, including health care. The Internet of Things infrastructure allows connections between different entities, such as human beings (patients, medical staff, etc.), medical devices, intelligent wheelchairs, wireless sensors, mobile robots, etc. The IoT revolution is redesigning modern health care with promising technological, economic, and social prospects. Again, nations have developed their plans for sustainable development, including social, environmental, and economic aspects. Internet of things (IoT) has been introduced as the next wave of innovation. However, there is still little evidence of progressing IoT in developing countries. Therefore, making policies for investors and tech entrepreneurs is much needed. This chapter surveys advances in IoT-based healthcare technologies and reviews the state-of-the-art network architectures/platforms, applications, and industrial trends in IoT-based healthcare solutions. Addresses various IoT and eHealth policies and regulations to determine how they can facilitate economies and societies in terms of sustainable development; and sheds light on how policymakers can implement policies to use the IoT for achieving sustainable development.
Keywords: Sustainable IoT, sustainable development, IoT, health care, policy-making, networks, architectures, platform, services, applications
Atzori, L., Iera, A., & Morabito, G. (2014). From “smart objects” to “social objects”: The next evolutionary step of the internet of things. IEEE Communications Magazine, 52(1), 97–105. https://doi.org/10.1109/mcom.2014.6710070
Bansal, P. (2005). Evolving sustainably: a longitudinal study of corporate sustainable development. Strategic Management Journal, 26(3), 197–218. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.441
Barbash, G. I., & Glied, S. A. (2010). New Technology and Health Care Costs — The Case of Robot-Assisted Surgery. New England Journal of Medicine, 363(8), 701–704. https://doi.org/10.1056/nejmp1006602
Dash, S. P. (2020). The Impact of IoT in Healthcare: Global Technological Change & The Roadmap to a Networked Architecture in India. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 100(4), 773–785. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41745-020-00208-y
Höller, j., Tsiatsis, V., Mulligan, C., Karnouskos, S., Avesand, S., & Boyle, D. (2014). From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.
Kortuem, G., Kawsar, F., Sundramoorthy, V., & Fitton, D. (2010). Smart objects as building blocks for the Internet of things. IEEE Internet Computing, 14(1), 44–51. https://doi.org/10.1109/mic.2009.143
Paul, P. K., & Dey, J. L. (2017). Data Science Vis-à-Vis efficient healthcare and medical systems: A techno-managerial perspective. 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (I-PACT). https://doi.org/10.1109/ipact.2017.8245148
Paul, P.K., Bhuimali, A., Aithal, P. S. (2017) Allied Medical and Health Science and Advanced Telecommunications: Emerging utilizations and its need in Indian Healthcare System in Current Trends Biotechnology and Chemical Research, 7, 27-30.
Riazul Islam, S. M., Kwak, D., Humaun Kabir, M., Hossain, M., & Kwak, K.-S. (2015). The Internet of Things for Health Care: A Comprehensive Survey. IEEE Access, 3, 678–708. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2015.2437951
Sayani, S., Muzammil, M., Saleh, K., Muqeet, A., Zaidi, F., & Shaikh, T. (2019). Addressing cost and time barriers in chronic disease management through telemedicine: an exploratory research in select low- and middle-income countries. Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease, 10, 204062231989158. https://doi.org/10.1177/2040622319891587
Shu, Q., Wang, R., Chen, Q., Liu, Y., & Qin, Y. IOT. (2010) Gateway: Bridging wireless sensor networks into Internet of Things. in Proc. IEEE/IFIP 8th Int. Conf. Embedded Ubiquitous Comput. (EUC), 347-352.
Zarei, M., Mohammadian, A., & Ghasemi, R. (2016). Internet of things in industries: a survey for sustainable development. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 10(4), 419. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijisd.2016.079586