Smart healthcare: Challenges and potential solutions using internet of things (IoT) and big data analytics

Sherali Zeadally, Farhan Siddiqui, Zubair Baig, Ahmed Ibrahim

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Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify some of the challenges that need to be addressed to accelerate the deployment and adoption of smart health technologies for ubiquitous healthcare access. The paper also explores how internet of things (IoT) and big data technologies can be combined with smart health to provide better healthcare solutions. Design/methodology/approach: The authors reviewed the literature to identify the challenges which have slowed down the deployment and adoption of smart health. Findings: The authors discussed how IoT and big data technologies can be integrated with smart health to address some of the challenges to improve health-care availability, access and costs. Originality/value: The results of this paper will help health-care designers, professionals and researchers design better health-care information systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-168
Number of pages20
JournalPSU Research Review
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2020

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019, Sherali Zeadally, Farhan Siddiqui, Zubair Baig and Ahmed Ibrahim.

Keywords

  • Big data
  • Connected health
  • Digital health
  • Healthcare
  • Internet of things
  • IoT
  • Smart health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Computer Science Applications

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