Opportunities and challenges of the Internet of Things for healthcare: Systems engineering perspective

  title={Opportunities and challenges of the Internet of Things for healthcare: Systems engineering perspective},
  author={Felipe Fern{\'a}ndez and George Pallis},
  journal={2014 4th International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - Transforming Healthcare Through Innovations in Mobile and Wireless Technologies (MOBIHEALTH)},
In the incoming world of Internet of Things (IoT) for healthcare, different distributed devices will gather, analyze and communicate real time medical information to open, private or hybrid clouds, making it possible to collect, store and analyze big data streams in several new forms, and activate context dependent alarms. This innovative data acquisition paradigm allows continuous and ubiquitous medical data access from any connected device over the Internet, and a novel health application… CONTINUE READING
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