Healthcare Technologies

Scope

Entries to the IET Healthcare Technologies category are welcomed from academic, industrial, clinical, consulting and service organisations which have developed or demonstrated innovative technology in healthcare, enabling technologies or applications.

Entries can range from research concepts and ideas to technical issues and industrial applications.  Entries are welcome from, but not limited to, the themes and topics in the following areas:

Professional healthcare

  • Administration
  • Scanning (e.g., CAT scanners) and X-rays
  • Clinical decision support
  • Clinical point of care technology
  • Electronic patient record
  • Health information technology
  • Hygiene and infection control
  • Medication management
  • Patient care and administration
  • Radiology
  • Surgical technology
  • Video and imaging

E-health

  • Connected health solutions
  • Health monitoring
  • Patient self-diagnosis devices

M-health

  • Medical and healthcare apps – smartphones
  • Medical and healthcare apps – tablet PCs and/or other mobile devices
  • Machine-to-machine (M2M)

Telemedicine

  • Communications
  • Decision support
  • Emergency services and crisis control
  • Remote monitoring and testing
  • Telecardiology
  • Telenursing
  • Trauma care

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