The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is the collection of medical devices and applications that connect to healthcare IT systems through online computer networks. Medical devices equipped with wireless connectivity allow the machine-to-machine communication that is the basis of IoMT. IoMT devices link to cloud platforms, on which captured data can be stored and analyzed. IoMT is also known as healthcare IoT.
Applications for following segments of medical industry :
Use Case - Patient Monitoring
IoMT include remote patient monitoring of people with chronic or long-term conditions; tracking patient medication orders and the location of patients admitted to hospitals; and patient’s wearable Health devices, which can send information to caregivers. Infusion pumps that connect to analytics dashboards and hospital beds rigged with sensors that measure patient’s vital signs are medical devices that can be converted to or deployed as IoMT technology