Applications of IoT in Healthcare in India

Authors(1) :-Piyush Kulshreshtha

Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging area that is attracting a lot of attention in various fields. One of the traditional areas in India that requires a lot of development and attention is healthcare. The shortage of qualified healthcare workers in rural areas has led to poor availability of these services in the rural areas which actually is a huge part of the country. This paper reviews various advancements in the area of IoT worldwide and how the same can be applied to healthcare in general. It surveys a lot of work that can contribute to application of IoT developments to the field of healthcare.

Authors and Affiliations

Piyush Kulshreshtha
Computer Science and Engineering Department, LIET, Alwar , Rajasthan, India

IoT, WBANs, healthcare, Remote Monitoring, MAC Protocols, Security

  1. D. Malan, T. F. Jones, M. Welsh,S. Moulton, "CodeBlue: An Ad-Hoc Sensor Network Infrastructure for Emergency Medical Care," Proceedings of the MobiSys 2004 Workshop on Applications of Mobile Embedded Systems (WAMES 2004); Boston, MA, USA. 6-9 June-2004.
  2. Wood, A.; Virone, G.; Doan, T.; Cao, Q.; Selavo, L.; Wu, Y.; Fang, L.; He, Z.; Lin, S.; Stankovic, J. ALARM-NET: Wireless Sensor Networks for Assisted-Living and Residential Monitoring; Technical Report CS-2006-01; Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia: Charlottesville,VA,USA,2006
  3. Ng, J.W.P.; Lo, B.P.L.; Wells, O.; Sloman, M.; Peters, N.; Darzi, A.; Toumazou, C.; Yang, G.-Z. Ubiquitous Monitoring Environment for Wearable and Implantable Sensors (UbiMon). Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’04), Nottingham,UK,7-14-September-2004
  4. Jiang, S.; Cao, Y.; Iyengar, S.; Kuryloski, P.; Jafari, R.; Xue, Y.; Bajcsy, R.; Wicker, S. CareNet: An Integrated Wireless Sensor Networking Environment for Remote Healthcare. Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Body Area Networks, Brussels, Belgium, 13-15 March 2008
  5. Nee, O.; Hein, A.; Gorath, T.; Hulsmann, N.; Laleci, G.B.; Yuksel, M.; Olduz, M.; Tasyurt, I.; Orhan, U.; Dogac, A.; Fruntelata, A.; Ghiorghe, S.; Ludwig, R. SAPHIRE: Intelligent Healthcare Monitoring Based on Semantic Interoperability Platform: Pilot Applications. IET Commun 2008, 2, 192-201
  6. Montgomery, K.; Mundt, C.; Thonier, G.; Tellier, A.; Udoh, U.; Barker, V.; Ricks, R.; Giovangrandi, L.; Davies, P.; Cagle, Y.; Swain, J.; Hines, J.; Kovacs, G. Lifeguard—A Personal Physiological Monitor for Extreme Environments. Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, San Francisco, CA, USA, 1-5 September 2004; pp. 2192-2195
  7. Maulin Patel, Jianfeng Wang; Applications, challenges, and prospective in emerging body area networking technologies, IEEE Wireless Communications, Volume 17, Issue 1,February 2010
  8. Mehmet R. Yuce, Implementation of wireless body area networks for healthcare systems, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 162, Issue 1,July 2010, Pages 116-129
  9. Benoit Latre et al, “A Low-delay Protocol for Multihop Wireless Body Area Networks”, Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking & Services, 2007. MobiQuitous 2007. Fourth Annual International Conference onS. Ullah, M. Chen, K.S. Kwak, Throughput and delay analysis of IEEE802.15.6-based CSMA/CA protocol, IEEE WCNC 36 (6) (2012) 3875-3891.
  10. LAN/MAN Standards Committee, 802.15.1, IEEE, (2005)
  11. IEEE 802.15.4, IEEE standard for Information Technology 802.15.4, WirelessMedium Access Control (MAC) and Physical layer (PHY) specifications forlow-rate wireless personal area networks (LR-WPANs), 2006.
  12. LAN/MAN Standards Committee, 802.15.6, IEEE, (2012).
  13. S. Ullah, M. Chen, K.S. Kwak, Throughput and delay analysis of IEEE802.15.6-based CSMA/CA protocol, IEEE WCNC 36 (6) (2012) 3875-3891.
  14. ShihHeng Cheng, ChingYao Huang, Chun Chen Tu,RACOON: A Multiuser QoS Design for Mobile Wireless Body Area Networks, Journal of Medical Systems, October 2011, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 1277-1287
  15. Gengfa Fang, Eryk Dutkiewicz, BodyMAC: Energy efficient TDMA-based MAC protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks, Communications and Information Technology, 2009. ISCIT 2009. 9th International Symposium on
  16. Sarra BERRAHAL and Noureddine BOUDRIGA, A Smart QoS- based Traffic Management for WBANs, 2014 International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT)
  17. Prosanta Gope, Tzonelih Hwang, BSN-Care: A Secure IoT-based Modern Healthcare System Using Body Sensor Network, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2016 - ieeexplore.ieee.org
  18. Huang, Y.M.; Hsieh, M.Y.; Hung, H.C.; Park, J.H. Pervasive, Secure Access to a Hierarchical Sensor-Based Healthcare Monitoring Architecture in Wireless Heterogeneous Networks. IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun 2009, 27, 400-411

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 921-925
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1833284
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Piyush Kulshreshtha, "Applications of IoT in Healthcare in India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.921-925, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1833284

Follow Us

Contact Us