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The Internet of Things in Healthcare: Potential Applications and Challenges

Published on May 1, 2016in IT Professional2.42
· DOI :10.1109/MITP.2016.42
Phillip A. Laplante21
Estimated H-index: 21
(PSU: Pennsylvania State University),
Nancy Laplante5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Widener University)
Abstract
Exciting new applications of Internet of Things (IoT) technology are arising, particularly in healthcare, where the leveraging effects can significantly improve patients' well-being while alleviating the problem of scarce resources. But the hype around these applications far outpaces the reality. Furthermore, there is a real risk that these leveraging technologies will disassociate caregivers from patients, potentially resulting in a loss of caring. In this article, the authors review some of the most promising applications for IoT in healthcare and the significant challenges ahead.
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