IOT is the Future of Healthcare (Logtel IOT conference May 2014)

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IOT is the Future of Healthcare (Logtel IOT conference May 2014)

  1. 1. Ofer Atzmon CEO, Conspect Ltd. www.conspect.co.il Business Development and International Marketing Communication, Wireless, Healthcare, eHealth, IOT The Convergence of eHealth and IOT is the Future of Healthcare Image source: mhealthwatch
  2. 2. Agenda 2  IOT Health Definitions  Market Size and Trends  Case Studies  The Future Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 2 Image source: Express Healthcare
  3. 3. Introduction and Definitions Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Image source: Express Healthcare 3
  4. 4. Who We Are  A boutique business consulting company  20 years of experience in business development and international marketing  Supporting Israeli companies and startups in international expansion and fund raising  Focusing on telecommunication and healthcare  Specializing in eHealth and mHealth  Initiating and managing international eHealth projects  More info: www.conspect.co.il 4Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 4
  5. 5.  M2M (Machine-to-Machine) - technology that supports wired or wireless communication between machines or devices  IOT (Internet of Things) - the interconnection of physical devices (and humans?) to an information infrastructure  eHealth - the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for the delivery of health services and information  Telemedicine / Telehealth - the use ICT of for the delivery of health services and information over a distance  mHealth (mobile health) – telemedicine solutions and services using mobile (=wireless) devices or technologies  IOT in Healthcare - telemedicine where data is transmitted via IOT network. Very often associated with mHealth 5 Definitions Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 5Sources: WHO, ATA, TTAC, Conspect
  6. 6. A Typical Health IOT System 6 Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 6 Smartphone, Tablet, PC, Gateway Wireless Bio- Sensors Cloud-based Monitoring System / EHR Consumer / Patient Caregiver Alerts Image sources: Qualcomm, Preventice, others.
  7. 7.  Used for tracking health and fitness conditions  Useful for early detection and prevention of critical conditions  They can monitor physiological parameters as well as environmental conditions, such as location, humidity, temperature  They may monitor vital signs, such as blood glucose or ECG  They can be part of a smart textile or worn as an accessory (wristwatch)  They include embedded and/or external bio-sensors  Data can be transmitted to a remote medical monitoring center for storage and analysis  Modern systems are often cloud based  Communication links include fixed phone lines, Internet, cellular connection or other wireless medium 7 Health IOT Systems Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 7
  8. 8. Low-Power Wireless Technologies are a Key to Health IOT 8 Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 8
  9. 9. The Benefits of Health IOT 9  Doctors are scarce and their time is valuable  Telemedicine allows doctors to see more patients within given time  Health IOT systems can track patient’s location and conditions  Monitoring can automatically alert a caregiver when necessary  Portable, wearable and even implantable sensors can monitor vital signs and provide the data to healthcare providers  Real-time information can mean the difference between life and death in many situations  Telemedicine helps reduce the high costs of serious diseases and improve quality of life  Self monitoring contributes to increased awareness and compliance Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 9
  10. 10. Main Market Trends 10Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Image source: Express Healthcare
  11. 11. 11 Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Market Size and Growth [Source: Machina Research, 2014] 11 Global healthcare M2M connections by region, 2013-2023
  12. 12. 12 Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Market Size and Growth (2) [Source: Research2Guidance, 2013] 12
  13. 13. Case Studies 13Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Image source: Express Healthcare
  14. 14. 14  Monitoring time, calories, steps, distance, sleep quality, heart rate  USB or Bluetooth connectivity to smartphone or PC Wearable Fitness Monitors Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Nike (USA) FitBit (USA) Samsung (S. Korea) Sony (Japan) Adidas (Germany)
  15. 15. 15  Independence for elderly people in their homes  Panic button  Two-way voice communication  Hands-free communication  GPS tracking and location  Automatic fall detection  Automatic alerts  Personal reminders (e.g. to take medications) Mobile Wearable PERS (Personal Emergency Response System) Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Numera (USA)ActiveCare (USA) VESAG (USA/India) LifeBeacon (China) Basis (USA) 15
  16. 16. 16 Mobile Wearable Gateway Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 16  Advanced PERS  Upload and transmit biomedical measurements VESAG (USA/India)
  17. 17. 17  Various vendors offering  Monitoring chronic patients at home or on the go  Early detection and prevention of acute conditions  Reduce hospital admissions  Save costs (hospitalization, travel)  Connect to medical devices via Wireless, USB or serial cable  Data can be sent over analog or digital phone lines, cellular or broadband connection Telehealth Home Gateway Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Numera (USA) VitalPoint (USA) Tunstall (UK)
  18. 18. 18  Wireless transmission of blood glucose reading to a medical monitoring central server Wireless Blood Glucose Monitoring Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Independa / Telcare (USA) iHealth (USA) Labstyle Innovations - Dario (Israel)
  19. 19. 19  Medication adherence is one of the most critical factors in healthcare delivery  Poor adherence costs $300 billion a year in the USA alone  Solutions aim to improve adherence, reduce errors and provide automatic reminders and monitoring Medication Management Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Medisafe App MedCoach App Vaica (Israel) Medissimo iMedipac
  20. 20. 20 AAL Home Networks (Ambient Assisted Living) 19 May 2014 Source: Healthsense (USA) Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare  Keeping seniors living independently and safely in their homes  Sensors on the patient and throughout the home to detect falls, wandering and missed medications
  21. 21. 21  An electronic intensive care unit that brings together an array of diagnostic equipment, software, computers and handheld devices  Monitors patients in different hospitals 24x7 and makes key interventions at the right time Philips eICU Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014
  22. 22. 22 EarlySense (Israel) Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014  Continuous patient monitoring for heart rate, respiratory rate and motion, without touching the patient  Early detection of patient deterioration  Fall prevention  Pressure ulcers prevention
  23. 23. 23  The 2net Platform is a cloud-based system designed to be universally- interoperable with different medical devices and applications  Enabling end-to-end wireless connectivity while allowing medical device users and their caregivers to easily access biometric data Qualcomm Life Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014
  24. 24. 24 LifeWatch (Israel) Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014  Advanced medical smartphone  Allows patients and consumers to self-manage their health  Various embedded medical sensors, wellness-related applications, cloud-based services and 24/7 call center support
  25. 25. 25  Combining biometric monitoring with wearable fitness devices  Using built-in and/or external wireless sensors  Heart rate, breathing, temperature, blood oxygen, ECG, blood pressure Zypher (USA) - Wearable Patch Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Zephyr Technology (USA) 25
  26. 26. 26  Disposable body motion monitoring patch / wristband  Weight management, calorie burn, steps taken, activity levels, sleep patterns  Data to be uploaded to a computer or mobile device  Can remain in place for up to seven days, including while showering BodyMedia (USA) – Wearable Monitor Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014
  27. 27. 27  Mobile, flexible cardiac monitoring allowing physicians to monitor important biometric patient data and helps to maintain a constant connection between patients and caregivers  Biometric data is delivered securely from a patch to a smartphone and wirelessly delivered to a cloud-based mHealth platform Preventice (USA) - BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014
  28. 28. The Future 28Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Image source: Express Healthcare
  29. 29. 29 IOT&H: Internet of Things & Humans Body Area Networks Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014 Source: ISTS, Dartmouth College (USA)  Wearable sensors  Long battery life  Self operation  Automatic alerts
  30. 30. 30  Regulatory environment  Reimbursement and payment models  Standardization and interoperability  Integration with work-flow of existing health systems  Reduced costs  Miniaturization  Improved battery life  Ease of use  Privacy and security Some Missing Pieces of The Puzzle Ofer Atzmon - IOT in Healthcare19 May 2014
  31. 31. Thank you ‫רבה‬ ‫תודה‬ Ofer Atzmon CEO, Conspect Ltd. 052-2451771 ofer.atzmon@conspect.co.il www.conspect.co.il Image source: Express Healthcare

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