Internet of Medical Things
(also IoMT, healthcare IoT)
Internet of Medical Things definition
The interplay between internet-connected medical devices, software, IT systems, and healthcare services. The Internet of Medical Things is driven by the proliferation of personal sensor-based tools and smart hospital equipment.
Real Internet of Medical Things examples
Fitness trackers: Smart wristbands are able to monitor your vitals in real time and upload this data to a fitness app on your smartphone.
Remote patient monitoring (RPM): Sensors and telecommunication equipment can be installed in a patient’s home for long-term care so they don’t have to be under continual hospitalization.