Clinical practices and healthcare systems should invest in remote monitoring infrastructure and utilization to promote improved efficiency and outcomes as well as reduce hospitalization.
Clinicians are looking to use medical devices that communicate and integrate the clinical, physiologic, and biologic information necessary to predict adverse events, prevent medical errors, propose the most rational therapy, and ensure it is delivered properly.
The all-pervasive patient monitoring devices not only monitor the patient's physiological signs but can do so from any location, and send the information to the physician at any location.
The integration of cloud computing, wireless sensor technology, and IoT in a healthcare environment along with the use of wireless sensor technology is emerging as a significant element of next-generation patient monitoring services in real time.
Anil Srivastava, National Sales Manager-Medical Equipment, Nihon Kohden India Private Limited.
Growing population size of the elderly, rising incidences of unhealthy lifestyle, and technological developments like portability of equipment shall continue to drive this segment.
Remote monitoring equipment has come in the forefront of wearable devices and sensors, and advances in data integration and interoperability have revolutionized patient monitors.
Rising demand for remote patient monitoring is driving the market for patient monitoring equipment. The cardiovascular patient monitoring equipment is experiencing the highest growth.
Patient handling and moving equipment are essential for both patient and the nursing staff. It not only benefits the patient by reducing the morbidity rate during transfer but also relieves the caretaker from associated occupational pains.