A recent report from consulting firm Accenture found that the Internet of Things has the potential to offer both healthcare providers and payers significant savings over the next three years. However, only 49 percent of top leadership in healthcare organizations say that they understand what the Internet of Things could mean to their organization, according to the study. Considering that the value of the Internet of Things in healthcare, specifically, could top $163 billion by 2020, it’s important for healthcare organizations to get up to speed quickly on Internet of Things technology for healthcare organizations.
To learn more about how healthcare organizations can integrate the Internet of Things, check out the new IEEE Guide to the Internet of Things online learning program, which has three modules specifically dedicated to the Internet of Things in healthcare. It’s a convenient way to learn about this emerging technology, and begin to create the strategy to integrate this technology into your organization.