Internet of Things-Based Healthcare: Recent Advances and Challenges

  • Syed Tauhid Ullah Shah
  • Hekmat Yar
  • Izaz Khan
  • Muhammad Ikram
  • Hussain Khan
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


The Internet of Things (IoT) considers intelligent objects to be the fundamental building blocks for the enlargement of smart cyber-physical systems. The range of IoT applications is widespread, including smart healthcare. The IoT uprising is remodeling current healthcare to achieve a favorable economic, social, and technological vision. This chapter investigates improvements in IoT-based healthcare services and technologies and surveys the fundamental industrial trends, network platforms/architectures, and applications leanings in smart IoT–healthcare solutions. Moreover, this chapter investigates different IoT privacy and security structures, comprising risk models, security requirements, and attack taxonomies from the perspective of healthcare. It also discusses how various innovations such as ambient intelligence, wearables, and big data can be affected in the healthcare environment, addresses different eHealth and IoT regulations and strategies, and offers possibilities for future research on smart IoT-based healthcare and its various challenges and issues.


Healthcare Internet of Things Applications Security Networks Challenges Policies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Syed Tauhid Ullah Shah
    • 1
  • Hekmat Yar
    • 1
  • Izaz Khan
    • 1
  • Muhammad Ikram
    • 1
  • Hussain Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Abdul Wali Khan UniversityMardanPakistan

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