Health information technology (HIT) is information technology applied to health and health care. It supports health information management across computerized systems and the secure exchange of health information between consumers, providers, payers, and quality monitors.

Internet of Things is a network of everyday objects embedded with sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables them to send and receive data. IoT technology has gained importance with wide scope of applications in various fields such as utilities, education, etc. Adoption of this advanced technology in healthcare sector is one of the fastest among other end-use industries.

Continuous advancement of IoT technology such as Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) is further expected to expand scope of connected technologies in healthcare industry. Growing demand of various IoT-based devices including fitness bands and smartwatches are indicating high penetration of connectivity technologies in healthcare sector. Moreover, implementation of Big Data, robotic surgeries and Nano-bots are expected to increase demand for IoT in healthcare to a significant extent.

Currently, the Internet of Things (IoT) in Healthcare market in North America is estimated to account for major revenue share in the global market, owing to early adoption of IoT technology by end-use industries and presence of major players in countries in this region. Asia Pacific market is projected to register fastest growth in terms of revenue, owing to increasing number of surgical centers and hospitals, and rising demand for cloud-based solutions from various industrial verticals including healthcare industry.