Emergence of IoT in Healthcare Industry: Towards Sustainable Digital Health Systems

by Sarika Kumari Shaw1 & Jayati Lahiri Dey2
1Ph.D. CIS Research Scholar, Dept of CIS, Raiganj University, West Bengal, India
2Asst. Professor, Dept of CIS, Raiganj University, West Bengal, India


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

This work is a part of: Advances in Business Informatics empowered by AI & Intelligent Systems (Eds. P.K. Paul, Sushil Sharma, Edward Roy Krishnan)

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