The connected devices comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) span industries ranging from transportation to marketing. Many applications streamline operations and change the ways people get things done.
The opportunities in IoT health care applications are abundant, too, for assisting both providers and patients. Here are five ways IoT facilities improved efficiency in the health sector.
- Enabling Patient-Friendly Appointment Booking
Several health systems let patients book urgent care appointments via their smart speakers. For example, people under the Providence St. Joseph Health umbrella can say phrases to schedule or cancel visits, plus find the facilities closest to their homes.