Smarter healthcare is instrumented, so our health systems can…

February 23, 2009
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Smarter healthcare is instrumented, so our health systems can automatically capture accurate, real-time information. IBM’s joint initiative with Google Health™ and the Continua Health Alliance enables individuals and families to store and track their health information and stream data from medical devices. Implanet, a French orthopedics manufacturer, is using RFID technology to track surgical implants from manufacture until they’re inside patients. And healthcare providers in Denmark are using predictive health systems with advanced telemetry to monitor elderly patients in their homes, sharing data instantly. (via IBM – Conversations for a Smarter Planet: 12 in a Series – United States)


Smarter healthcare is instrumented, so our health systems can automatically capture accurate, real-time information. IBM’s joint initiative with Google Health™ and the Continua Health Alliance enables individuals and families to store and track their health information and stream data from medical devices. Implanet, a French orthopedics manufacturer, is using RFID technology to track surgical implants from manufacture until they’re inside patients. And healthcare providers in Denmark are using predictive health systems with advanced telemetry to monitor elderly patients in their homes, sharing data instantly. (via IBM – Conversations for a Smarter Planet: 12 in a Series – United States)
The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s strategic initiative to help a world of smart systems emerge.

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