87% of healthcare organizations will have adopted Internet of Things technology
1. 60% of healthcare organizations have already introduced IoT into their infrastructure
2. In just two years, 87% of healthcare organizations will have adopted Internet of Things technology.
3. The most common area where IoT is being utilized is for patient monitoring and maintenance. 73% of surveyed healthcare executives said they used IoT in this area, while 42% said this was the main use for IoT.
4. 64% of respondents said they use IoT for patient monitors, 56% use IoT for energy meters, and 33% use IoT for imaging devices.
5. 80% of healthcare executives said IoT has improved innovation,
6. 76% said visibility across their organization has improved, while 73% said they have enjoyed cost savings following the introduction of IoT.
7. 57% of respondents believe workflow productivity will improve as a result of the adoption of IoT, resulting in considerable cost savings.
8. 36% believe IoT will create new business models, while 27% said the use of IoT technology would improve collaboration with colleagues and patients.
And here is an #Infographic: IoT in Healthcare: Types of Opportunities, I think it will be apt to share the same with you at this time to review the market opportunity.
The study however also highlighted the disadvantages to introducing IoT. Such as security risks, with healthcare organisations facing many cases of breaches in the past year.
The report pointed out, 89% of healthcare organizations that have adopted IoT said they have suffered a security breach as a result, while 49% said malware was an issue.
Coming to the Tweetchat!! I am honored to be considered for hosting the tweetchat with Mr. Srinivas Prasad, CEO, Philips Innovation Campus, in India and Dr. Vikram, Founder and Editor of Healthcare India.
#DigitalHealth experts @drvikram & @msharmas join our CEO @prsdsrnvs for a tweet chat on the #IOT in #Healthcare. #PhilipsChat pic.twitter.com/Q7fqwZG6q4
— Philips Innowitter (@PhilipsBlore) April 7, 2017
Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran
Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran is a healthcare management thinker, speaker and author. He is also the founding editor of Healthcare India. He started his career as a dental surgeon running a chain of dental clinics in New Delhi. He has an MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and has worked with healthcare systems in India, US and Europe.
On April 10th, 2017 between 3 – 4pm IST, I would like to welcome all experts to share their thoughts and insights with Mr. Srinivas Prasad and Dr. Vikram on how to leverage IoT in Healthcare.
Agenda for #PhilipsChat : #IoT for Healthcare
To participate, just log onto your twitter account on mobile, web or tablet on 10th April Between 3-4pm, as mentioned earlier and tweet with the hashtag: #PhilipsChat
Transcript of the #PhilipsChat
87pc Healthcare Organisations to Adopt Internet of Things Technology by 2019
#Infographic: IoT in Healthcare, Types of Opportunities http://blog.hcitexpert.com/2016/05/infographic-iot-in-healthcare-opportunities.html
- The Current Status of 8 Future Technologies on Healthcare by @msharmas http://blog.hcitexpert.com/2016/09/the-current-status-of-8-future-technologies.html
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