The healthcare industry has seen a major shift in its use of technology over the past several decades. Protocol that used to rely on paper and pencil have now been replaced with computers and digital software. Aside from these differences within the hospital, such changes have also affected the way patients communicate with their doctors and monitor their health. The infographic below illustrates some of the major changes in healthcare technology, along with more recent developments related to healthcare technology and Internet of Things.
Want to find out more about the Internet of Things? Check out IEEE’s Guide to the Internet of Things for more information, and to learn how the healthcare industry is applying Internet of Things concepts.