5G IoT and HL7 FHIR for Mission Critical Healthcare Applications

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Volume-72 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2024
Authors : Mudit Sood
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V72I1P109

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Mudit Sood, "5G IoT and HL7 FHIR for Mission Critical Healthcare Applications," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 53-59, 2024. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V72I1P109

The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought a paradigm shift in how signals from devices can be reliably and continuously collected, enabling applications that have revolutionized many different technical and business domains. Medical applications like telehealth, at-home care, and personal health monitoring devices are changing how medical services are designed and delivered by increasing efficiency, lowering cost, and providing resources for patients and providers for better patient outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of such services. Technology that enables Medical IoT has evolved over the years to meet requirements for new applications, as well as government and industry regulations. The success of smartphones and wearable devices has provided a large user base to launch applications. This paper discusses the technology, design, security, interoperability, and privacy aspects of mission-critical applications and applies them to elderly care and care of patients with chronic illnesses. The paper provides an overview of 5G Medical IoT devices, Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication (URLLC), Geo-Fencing, and HL7 FHIR technologies and systems enabled by them. It presents how these technologies can help design an effective, reliable, affordable, and secure system for caring for elderly people. It can enhance the quality of life of people in care and caregivers' experience. These systems can be designed to be compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Trust Identity Privacy Protection Safety And Security (TIPPSS), or any other applicable government or industry regulations.

5G IoT, HL7, FHIR, Network slicing, URLLC, Geofencing.


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