"The trend towards consumer-centric healthcare, developments in technology and individually tailored medicine will also all drive the market for M2M healthcare applications in the future."
Global aging demographics and a worldwide chronic disease epidemic have imposed a vast economic cost burden on healthcare. This is forcing healthcare providers to find new ways to maintain the current quality of patient care. Moving costs and care away from the hospital and primary care environment requires a new approach to healthcare through connected solutions.
The healthcare industry today is facing many challenges and demand for services has never been higher. Connected solutions will be important for this sector which is dealing with an ageing population, growing demand for disease treatment, patient empowerment & healthcare reforms, while still having to decrease expenditures.
In this healthcare sector, device size and ease-of-use are key acceptance factors for persons under medial supervision. SIGFOX is aware of it and differentiates from other connectivity solutions by significantly reducing the cost of buying and operating medical devices. SIGFOX will be a tremendous catalyst for the entire healthcare industry.
WHY SIGFOX IS IDEAL