In pursuit of this premise, the report on the Internet of Things in Health that was recently published was developed.

The final report on the Internet of Things in Health, the result of workshops and interviews with several experts in the field, was recently published.

The document is part of the study “Internet of Things: a plan of action for Brazil”, led by the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES), in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC). The study, is the result of workshops and interviews with various specialists in the area and its purpose is to propose a strategic action plan for the country in the area.

The plan presented in the report is divided into four phases:

– General diagnosis and aspiration for Brazil: obtaining an overview of the impact of IoT in Brazil, understanding the country’s information and communication technology (ICT) skills and defining initial aspirations for IoT.

– Selection of vertical and horizontal: definition of key criteria for selection and prioritization of vertical and horizontal.

– Deepening and elaboration of the Plan of Action (2018-2022): deepening of the verticals chosen, elaboration of vision for IoT for each vertical and of the Plan of Action 2018-2022.

– Implementation Support: Support for the implementation of the 2018-2022 Action Plan

The report represents the chapter on the deepening of verticals prioritized in Phase II and presents the technological details of IoT applications in Health, analyzing the technologies with the capacity to meet the requirements of these applications to highlight solutions relevant to the development of IoT in the country.

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