Our CTO, James Luxford, blogged for Medical Product Outsourcing Magazine yesterday:
In the latest James Bond movie, Q injects Bond with ‘smart blood’, which he tells the MI6 agent will transmit data on Bond’s vital signs to headquarters no matter where on the globe he trots. The incredible thing is that today’s audience watches this scene and thinks, “yeah, that could actually happen.”
And it is happening. Imagine a world where patients are diagnosed, treated and monitored, without ever having to see a doctor. This seemingly far-farfetched picture is quickly becoming a reality. Remote medicine or ‘telemedicine’ is a growing trend for health care providers worldwide. And it’s being fueled by the increasing amount of medical devices that are linked up to the Internet of Things (IoT).
You can read the full blog post HERE