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What is Smart Healthcare

Examining the Socio-Technical Impact of Smart Cities
A healthcare system that enables patients and doctors to communicate with each other and remotely exchange information monitored, collected, and analyzed from patients’ daily activities via the IoT.
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Review of the Role of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the Consumer Market: Focusing on Smart Tourism, Healthcare, and Retailing
Yong Kyu Lee (York College, City University of New York, USA)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5326-8.ch009
Abstract
This chapter reviews the internet of things (IoT) as a key component of a smart city and how it is applied to consumers' daily lives and business. The IoT is a part of information and communication technology (ICT) and is considered a powerful means to improve consumers' quality of life. The “thing” could be any object which has internet capability, such as wearable devices and smart TVs/phones/speakers. Several studies have identified driving factors that have led consumers to adopting them, but also concerns of consumers' resistance to IoT devices. The three major fields of application of IoT technologies were selected to review the role of the IoT in consumers' daily lives and business.
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Bootstrapping Urban Planning: Addressing Big Data Issues in Smart Cities
Smart healthcare can be defined as an integration of patients and doctors onto a common platform for intelligent health monitoring by analyzing day-to-day human activities.
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An Intelligent Virtual Medical Assistant for Healthcare Prediction
It is a semi/fully automated service that apply computer technology such as IoT, Internet Notifications, Wearable Devices, Mobile networks, Cloud services with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to provide an efficient healthcare solution.
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Framework for Remotely Monitoring Patients Using Embedded Devices
The use of digital devices to integrate operations related to healthcare such as data collection and processing, interconnecting healthcare actors using computer networks.
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Security and Privacy in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
An integration of patients and doctors onto a common platform for intelligent health monitoring.
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