Barriers to conquer before IoT in healthcare helps Mrs. Smith

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Rasu Shrestha, chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, explains the challenges facing IoT in healthcare. One aspect of the Internet of Things (IoT) that hasn’t gotten a lot of public attention is how this network of devices might someday have a positive effect on hospital workflows. Rasu Shrestha, M.D. — chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) — foresees the day when Mrs. Smith, the patient currently in Room A-20, might be the ultimate recipient of IoT in healthcare. For clinicians, Shrestha…

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