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Smart Healthcare

Scalable Best Practice to Catalyse the Transformation of Eldercare

When it comes to healthcare service provision, resource shortages and uneven allocation can add pressure to already burdened healthcare providers. Smart healthcare is becoming a key strategy for alleviating these issues and personalising healthcare.

What is Smart Healthcare?

Smart healthcare is the integration of fragmented healthcare delivery mechanisms; it utilises electronic patient records and streamlines processes with the aim of improving the quality of peoples’ lives by reducing health risks and improving their well-being. Patient-centric services such as remote monitoring and checks are customised to the patient’s individual needs and have a wider reach, thereby improving access to healthcare.

Effective remote monitoring of health conditions and the adoption of smart healthcare products are gaining momentum due the higher life-expectancy of the aging population and the rise in chronic diseases, particularly in North America and Western Europe.

Connectivity and Interoperability

IoT technologies power the industry’s connectivity and its revolution. Connected devices and wearable technology enable healthcare professionals to monitor patients remotely with sensors and to utilise their medical data for diagnostics, treatment and prescription.

Some of the blips the industry faces are issues like data security and privacy concerns over sensitive medical data, and the fragmentation and complexity of smart healthcare systems and their interoperability solutions.

At TÜV SÜD, we seek to provide innovative solutions around safety, security, reliability, efficiency and interoperability for complex systems, serving as an enabler for digital transformation.

To support our objective, we are looking for co-innovation partners who can help us capitalise on these emerging trends by working on verification and certification methods for new solutions. These will help to ensure that they are suitable for large scale deployment and commercialisation.

 

What Services does TÜV SÜD Offer?

With their combined years of experience, our experts can help you:

  • Develop criteria and standards for end-to-end qualification
  • Review design and models, providing guidance on sensor installations and quality assurance/control for implementation
  • Testing and certification of overall system and individual components
  • Real-time monitoring of safety and security status during operation
  • Condition monitoring and predictive analytics of critical components and overall system availability

As an independent testing, inspection and certification company, we can help in developing requirements, standards and certification schemes for Smart Healthcare solutions and integrated components in the following areas:

  • Interoperability of devices
  • Data security
  • Data privacy
  • Functional safety of Smart Healthcare Systems

This will help to accelerate the safe adoption of Smart Healthcare technologies so that more people who need healthcare services will be able to access it through technology optimisation.

Smart Healthcare solutions providers will be able to understand the required interoperability standards and requirements for end-user adoption to improve your solutions or devices.

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