IoT - How and where is it adding value in Healthcare?

  • 30 May 2019
  • 17:30 - 20:00
  • Bright Building
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Health 2.0: Internet of Things (IoT) - How and where is it adding value in Healthcare?

In the broadest sense, IoT encompasses everything connected to the internet. It is increasingly being used to define objects that "talk" to each other. Devices ranging from simple sensors, smartphones and wearables to complex medical devices inside people or pills that can be swallowed. This meetup will explore the value of IoT in Healthcare and showcase a few examples of its potential.


17:30 - 18:00 Arrival and Networking
18:00 - 19:30 Talks and Discussion
19:30 - 20:00 Food and Networking

Talk 1 - ‘Industry 4.0, a hype or a bit more?’
Dr. Christos Papanagnou, Salford Business School

Talk 2 - TBA
IOT in Healthcare Estates: The development, deployment, and production use of LinkThru
Paul Collins - Founder and CTO, Spica Technologies
Kevin Belben - Technical Applications Manager, Cistermiser

Talk 3 - ‘An IoT-based telemedical device for monitoring patient recovery following total knee replacement surgery’
Patrick Gaydecki, Professor of Digital Signal Processing, University of Manchester

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