Wearables and Medical Devices

As the world population is aging and chronic diseases are on the rise, the healthcare industry is rapidly delivering high-tech solutions. The proliferation of advanced medical electronic devices and wearable electronics is greatly improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Connected patient modeling will be a critical factor in the continuing success of this field.The exponentially growing demand for connected medical devices is expected to reach 20 billion by 2020.

Current technology generally involves a trip to the doctor’s office to download data from a patient’s device for review. But this is not enough: We need a Medical Internet of Things (Medical IoT) that will extend the connectivity and transmission of health data from the patient to the physician on a regular basis, or immediately and continuously in an emergency. The Medical IoT will make medicine participatory, personalized, predictive and preventive (P4 Medicine).

Successful medical devices and pharmaceutical companies are using engineering simulation and connected patient modeling to develop systems that ensure high reliability, provide data privacy and speed regulatory compliance. To make a real impact on healthcare, connected medical devices should capture and interpret relevant and reliable parameters without compromising patient safety and comfort, and deliver insights to physicians with full integrity, readability and security.

ANSYS electronics simulation solutions can help medical engineers transform medicine to make it more affordable and profitable through the Medical IoT via connected patient modeling. Explore the crucial technologies necessary for properly and cost-effectively designing these solutions.

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