The adoption and deployment of next generation technologies made possible by the digital revolution – those that move the locus of care closer to the patient, and “extend” the care capabilities of providers in a number of ways will be absolutely essential to improve the delivery of care.
Smart cities aren’t just a concept or a dream of the future. Thanks to the wildly innovative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, many are already active and expanding rapidly. Municipal governments are leveraging cellular and Low Power Wide Area (LPWAN) wireless technologies to connect and improve infrastructure, efficiency, convenience, and quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
It’s a claim you’ve probably heard multiple times – “Data is the new oil!” Now it’s true, that in some ways, the analogy fits – it’s easy to draw parallels due to the way information (data) is used to power much of the transformative technology we see today – artificial intelligence, automation and advanced, predictive analytics.
A century ago, a Czech playwright coined the word to refer to oppression of the working class.