COVID-19 PANDEMIC ACCELERATES THE GROWTH OF HEALTHCARE 4.0
Received: 19.09.2021; Revised: 28.10.2021, Accepted: 26.11.2021, Published Online: 20.12.2021
Dr. R. Rajini
Associate Professor of Economics, Sri G.V.G Visalakshi College for Women, Udumalpet, 642128, firstname.lastname@example.org
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, earlier witnessed by the citizens of China alone, later has become a matter of serious concern for almost every country in the world. The scarcity of resources to continue the COVID-19 outbreak combined with the fear of overburdened healthcare systems has forced a majority of the countries into a state of partial or complete lockdown. The healthcare extension of Industry 4.0 is known as Healthcare 4.0.The scope of healthcare 4.0 is broad and is characterized by a combination of technologies across physical, digital, and biological domains. This paper discuss the potential impact of COVID-19 on the adoption of Internet of Technology in different aspects of healthcare services such as tele-health, robotics, IoT and wearable medical devices, mobile health systems and applications. It heals to identify the necessary to implement practical procedures in the industry to obtain feedback from patients and healthcare participants to encourage the adoption of new Healthcare 4.0 technologies.
Keywords: Healthcare 4.0, COVID-19 Pandemic and Healthcare 4.0 technologies.