Internet of medical things: Architectural model, motivational factors and impediments

Mohammed Irfan, Naim Ahmad

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Abstract

The field of Internet of Things (IoT) is progressing in a fashion that will transform the complete landscape of future internet. It will further provide opportunities into new domains for automation and integration of real word objects. Medical field is always at the forefront of innovation adoption. There are currently numerous applications of the concept in the medical field such as e-Health and m-Health. This paper has reviewed and proposed the architectural model to implement Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). Moreover using Carley's eight step content analysis technique, motivational factors for the adoption of IoMT have been identified. Finally the paper sheds light on the major impediment such as security and privacy issues. This work will help the medical professionals to smoothly integrate the IoMT in their domain and avoid the major pitfalls.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 15th Learning and Technology Conference, L and T 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages6-13
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781538648179
DOIs
StatePublished - 29 May 2018
Event15th Learning and Technology Conference, L and T 2018 - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 25 Feb 201828 Feb 2018

Publication series

Name2018 15th Learning and Technology Conference, L and T 2018

Conference

Conference15th Learning and Technology Conference, L and T 2018
Country/TerritorySaudi Arabia
CityJeddah
Period25/02/1828/02/18

Keywords

  • Architecture of IoMT
  • Impediments for IoMT
  • Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
  • Internet of Things
  • Motivational Factors for IoMT

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