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Impact of IoT Innovation On Future Healthcare Industry

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The global healthcare industry is facing challenging hurdles in the modern times owing to rising costs, strict regulatory environments, growing failure and error rates, reducing profitability and rising distrust on the modern healthcare system.

Owing to growing demand for quality healthcare system globally, the industry is looking for reliable and innovative solutions to serve various stakeholders, better.

With a rise in increased mobile engagement of humans all over the globe, the healthcare industry also is potentially expected to transform in the near future. Moreover, smartphone has become a popular device among doctors as well just like the stethoscope.

58% of the total smartphone users globally are expected to use wellness apps on their mobile devices. – mobihealthnews

All these trends and growing demand for change have paved way for promising and innovative solutions in healthcare industry using mobile devices and IoT solutions.

Mobile devices and IoT currently are helping healthcare establishments in collecting patient-centric data and promise making healthcare more feasible and affordable. Also, the growing trend of video counselling with doctors are removing the geographical barriers with respect to advanced healthcare requirement and is promoting virtual care and patient empowerment.

Mobile devices and IoT solutions in the healthcare industry are helping medical professionals and doctors to connect with patients in real time and serve them in a better way. Using mobile solutions and IoT devices, a patient is effectively able to complete simple as well as complex routine health tasks through the internet such as booking appointments with doctor, receive a virtual prescription, order medication, and set reminders.

Integrated platforms built around the use of mobile devices such as wearable devices and IoT in healthcare are being developed by healthcare companies to facilitate faster aggregation of patient data helping in better treatment.

Also, the future promises use of mobile devices and IoT-based platform for checking essential body vital statistics, offering reminders to patients, providing required health tips and educational videos to patients on time.

By empowering patients with respect to their health condition, such solutions will promise real-time answers to complex health problems while at the same time help healthcare establishments to generate required insights on every patient’s health in real time. These medical solutions are helping in diagnosis, emergency care, treatment and patient rehabilitation in modern times.

In the future, with the help of amalgamation of various technologies such as augmented reality, biometric sensors, genomic sequencers, etc. with mobile devices, these mobile and IoT-driven solutions will help in streamlining various healthcare aspects and improving patient compliance.

Mobile Solutions Disrupting Various Aspects of Modern Healthcare Ecosystem

Mobile App Development solutions and IoT collectively have empowered patients and the common man to a greater respect and are helping healthcare companies in enhancing productivity, reduce failure-to-response rates and improve information access.

Also, these solutions are helping in improving communication between doctors, establishments, and patients, equipping everyone with required information in a better way. Using a combination of mobile devices, cloud platforms, scanners, radars, IoT and wireless devices, healthcare companies are ensuring faster communication and flow of data to improve healthcare quality.

The healthcare industry is being disrupted by mobile and IoT solutions and the same are changing the way things are being done in the industry related to:

Emergency Care

Using mobility solutions such as mobile apps, patients remain always connected to hospitals and doctors and can call for help from anywhere, anytime. The emergency response team coordinates with the patient/family member for transferring to hospital at the earliest to provide required treatment.

Patient Care

Mobile apps help in patient monitoring, administration of medicines, a collection of specimen, and testing and transfusion verification in a timely and regular manner.

Community Care

Mobile solutions are helping to collect and share field data for monitoring and managing the outbreak of infectious diseases.

Clinical Collaborations

Mobility solutions are helping physicians, hospitals, and nurses to connect, communicate and consult by sharing critical patient information whenever required from anywhere using mobile phone apps.

Hospital Administration

Dedicated mobile solutions are helping hospitals to manage various aspects of hospital administration such as patient admission/discharge, insurance claim processing, asset and facility management, etc.

Workforce Management

Mobile solutions are helping hospitals in workforce scheduling, mobile dispatching of emergency units, time logging and other aspects related to medical workforce management.

Promising mobile apps/devices helping patients, doctors & hospital take charge of medical conditions

5 Best Mobile Apps in Healthcare Industry

There has been a significant development in the healthcare industry concerning mobility solutions, IoT devices, and other wireless devices. Though, being an initial stage for disruption in the industry, there has been promising examples in the form of mobile apps that have helped patients, doctors, and hospitals by empowering them, medically. Some of the promising mobile apps and solutions helping various stakeholders in healthcare industry include:

Isabel Symptom Checker

Isabel Symptom Checker-intuz

Isabel Symptom Checker mobile app empowers common man in finding a possible cause of their disease and symptoms using mobile devices. By helping patients get verified information about medical symptoms, the app is helping up speed consultation process with a physician.



Kardia is a powerful ECG app that has been approved by FDA for monitoring heart’s health and provides accurate reports regarding vital heart data. This app helps in easy reporting of vital heart information and a doctor can take required data for further treatment.

Dr. Now

Dr. Now

Dr. Now mobile app help patients connect with physicians using a smartphone through video conferencing. The mobile app offers cost-effective medical consultation to patients and also helps patients determine their annual savings through an inbuilt calculator.

HIV-test smart phone dongle

This is a disruptive and innovative dongle that can be attached to a normal smartphone for providing accurate HIV test report. Being one of the most revolutionary breakthroughs in healthcare world, this dongle has significantly reduced the cost of HIV diagnosis and made it easier to get accurate HIV reports in just 15 minutes using a normal smartphone.



A complete mobile medical management app, FollowMyHealth helps patients in keeping an accurate track record of their health condition using their mobile phones. The app helps patients in storing their medical records, test results, scheduling appointments, talk with healthcare professionals, manage insurance policies and even keep a tab of health of family members & friends through a single screen.

Medical innovation has become the need of the hour and mobility solutions, as well as IoT tools, are paving way for the future of healthcare, globally. Understanding the specialized requirement for advanced mobility solutionsin the form of mobile apps for healthcare industry, Intuz has committed itself to deliver functional mobile apps for the sector.

Intuz has been involved in the development of intuitive and interactive mobile apps since 2008 and has built more than 1000 mobile apps for global clients across industry segments, including healthcare.

Owing to rich experience and strong expertise in app development along with a hardworking team of expert app developers, Intuz has become a trusted name in the global iOS and Android app development landscape.

The company has been responsible for development of custom mobile apps for healthcare industry that has improved patient interaction, communication as well as record management for various stakeholders.

For getting insightful analysis into your requirements for mobility solutions in healthcare industry, you can contact Intuz’s experts. Also, one can get an idea about their mobile app development abilities by browsing through their service offerings on their website.


Pratik R

Pratik R

Technology evangelist, driven by a passion to innovate and create platforms and solutions.
Since 2005

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