Big Data, The Internet of Things & Healthcare

Via GovCon, a thoughtful post at Gigaom has caught our attention at AGi.  The article looks at two areas of technology — machine-to-machine (M2M) and the internet of things (IoT) — and their potential impact on health and healthcare.

One key finding stuck out: 

Health IoT, mobile health, and the slow transition to electronic medical records (EMRs) will generate vast amounts of data. The winners will be those with the power and insight to become the next generation of integrative platforms that can monetize those areas, which collectively we call the connected-health economy.

 

Read the full article here.

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