Transforming healthcare services with connected health innovation
David Pettigrew, Patient Care Sector Manager at Sagentia, writes in International Hospital about how connected health innovation can deliver practical solutions to some of the most pressing healthcare issues.
Healthcare providers must find new ways to increase efficiency and quality of care. As an evolution of telehealth and telemedicine services, connected health is seeing new levels of capability being realized in areas such as user interfaces, storage, smartphones, low power connectivity, and data processing and analytics. When combined with medical sector advances around novel sensing and imaging technologies, as well as microfluidics, haptic feedback, and robotics, it delivers practical solutions to some of the most pressing healthcare issues.