A review of IoT applications in healthcare

Chunyan Li, Jiaji Wang, Shuihua Wang‎, Yudong Zhang*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Integrating Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the healthcare industry represents a transformative shift with tangible benefits. This paper provides a detailed examination of IoT adoption in healthcare, focusing on specific sensor types and communication methods. It underscores successful real-world applications, including remote patient monitoring, individualized treatment strategies, and streamlined healthcare delivery. Furthermore, it delves into the intricate challenges to realizing the full potential of IoT in healthcare. This includes addressing data security concerns, ensuring seamless interoperability, and optimizing the use of IoT-generated data. The paper seeks to inspire practitioners and researchers by highlighting the practical implications of IoT in healthcare, emphasizing the ways IoT can enhance patient care, resource allocation, and overall healthcare efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Article number127017
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2024


  • Healthcare
  • IoT
  • Remote monitoring


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