News February 22, 2019

Four essential healthcare trends

The world is facing several challenges within the hospital and care sectors. However, following these challenges are also many opportunities. The number of technological advancements is exploding, and this allows us to meet some of the challenges, such as an increasing population of obese and elderly people. At LINAK, we see four important healthcare trends of our time – challenges vs. opportunities.

Four essential healthcare trends

Internet of Things
The possibility to collect data on application performance and on patient activity around the application, will change the way we approach care. Healthcare staff can use collected data to improve the efficiency of their work, as well as the quality of patient care.
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Four essential healthcare trends

Dignity and independence
The possibility to collect data on application performance and on patient activity around the application, will change the way we approach care. Healthcare staff can use collected data to improve the efficiency of their work, as well as the quality of patient care.
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Four essential healthcare trends

Obesity
According to the WHO more and more people are becoming overweight. This means the need for healthcare applications able to perform optimally while carrying higher loads is growing too. In many cases, product components have to be rethought. However, at the same time this must not influence the working environment and ergonomics of the healthcare staff negatively.
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Four essential healthcare trends

More elderly
The number of the elderly will continue to increase far into the future. This challenges the healthcare system considerably. Fortunately, new technologies and innovative solutions are waiting to improve the life of both seniors and the care staff.
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