Organizations across the health care supply chain are realizing the potential of embedding machine-to-machine technology into mobile health solutions, according to consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Mobile network operators have already begun exploring this opportunity, the firm says, developing M2M-enabled solutions for various applications including remote patient monitoring, medical asset tracking, and health care workflow organization.

Research by Frost & Sullivan finds that North America and Europe offer “considerable growth potential” for M2M in health care. Most European telecom operators have now dedicated M2M business units that focus on research and development, service development and delivery.

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