ABI Research has found that the uptake of Wi-Fi within healthcare has grown at more than 60% over the past year in both wireless local area network (WLAN) and Wi-Fi RTLS (real-time locations systems) deployments, and high double-digit growth is expected to continue for at least the medium term.

Other wireless technologies being adopted and deployed in healthcare including cellular M2M and wearable wireless sensors also have seen significant growth over the past 12 months.

These market trends for these technologies are documented in “Wireless Healthcare and Fitness Market Data,” a database that tracks adoption of remote patient monitoring, telehealth and telepresence, as well as "body area networks,” voice-over-Wi-Fi and chronic disease management.

Source: Business Wire