Technology provides the means to shift healthcare as we understand it from reactive patterns, where someone sees a GP in case of sickness, to a more predictive system, where data about key indicators is collected continuously and measures can be taken before they become urgent. The potential of IoT devices and big data analytics ought not to be underestimated and has already begun to shape the future of healthcare.
Trends & Challenges
IoT devices and Big Data analytics allow to determine potential risks before they manifest themselves
Demographic changes pressure traditional healthcare systems
Communication technology and sensors have the potential to optimize clinical processes through remote diagnostics
Technological advancements will make healthcare more individual and patient centric