Connected devices for health and healthcare have been proliferating at a very high rate for the past decade. Disseminating actionable data, in real time or near real time, in a way patients and providers can understand can define value in healthcare, where value equals outcome divided by costs.
Nobody likes visiting the hospital, but that’s often where we have to take our children to monitor their health or to deliver treatment. Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology leads the development of sensors, devices, and systems used outside of the medical office – in clothes, cars, homes, and other environments in which kids live.
The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center develops mobile health technologies that allow doctors to diagnose and monitor their pediatric patients in their own home or on the go.