Release date: Nov. 19, 2019
Last updated: Jul. 28, 2020

What IoT Devices Can Do to Alleviate the Strain on Frontline Healthcare Workers

With the world facing rapidly aging populations and spread of infectious diseases, there is an increasing need for healthcare services. In this situation, reducing the strain on frontline healthcare workers has become a critical issue. Recently, growing attention has been paid to remote monitoring systems that allow healthcare professionals to keep tabs on the health condition of elderly individuals. Development is underway for systems to easily connect elderly individuals, hospitals, and homes using a wearable IoT device based on sensing and communications technologies.