An Overview of Remote Patient Monitoring For Improved Patient Care and Cost Reduction: The Iot Revolutionizing Health Care

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Ravikumar Ch 1,* P Sudheer 1 P Dharmendra Kumar 2

1. Department of CSE (AI&ML) - CVR college of Engineering-Hyderabad-India-501512

2. Department of CSE, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vijayawada-India- 520 002

* Corresponding author.


Received: 14 Jul. 2023 / Revised: 15 Aug. 2023 / Accepted: 17 Sep. 2023 / Published: 8 Dec. 2023

Index Terms

IoT, Remote Patient Monitoring, RPM, eHealth, mHealth, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Wearable Devices, Biosensors, Real-time Healthcare, Ambient Assisted Living, AAL


Modern technologies like 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have just come together, creating previously unheard-of chances for creative solutions. As a result, several IoT use cases have come to fruition, particularly in the healthcare industry, enabling the creation of eHealth and mHealth applications for ambient assisted living (AAL). However, there are practical issues with the current healthcare system, such as service delays and exorbitant expenses, which have had serious repercussions, such the untimely passing of famous people from heart attacks. Real-time patient monitoring and therapy with few delays are necessary to solve these pressing challenges. IoT has changed the game in this area by making it easier to establish Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) systems. Vital indicators can be sent in real time to clinicians using IoT-enabled wearable devices (biosensors), enabling quick intervention and the start of treatment. This article gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in RPM using IoT, highlighting its potential to save time, lower healthcare expenses, and considerably raise patient quality of life and the caliber of healthcare services. It also identifies research holes and ways to use RPM systems, laying the groundwork for further development in this area.

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Ravikumar Ch, P Sudheer, P Dharmendra Kumar, "An Overview of Remote Patient Monitoring For Improved Patient Care and Cost Reduction: The Iot Revolutionizing Health Care", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering (IJEME), Vol.13, No.6, pp. 33-40, 2023. DOI:10.5815/ijeme.2023.06.04


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