The Internet of Things has been widely celebrated as a game-changing technology for field service and maintenance applications because it allows one device to "talk" to another, communicating when a machine or system could potentially degrade or fail. But what if the "breakdown" is occurring not within a facility or a production process, but within the human body?
The medical-surgical segment of the healthcare market grew 6.3 percent in the second quarter to $9.1bn in volume and 2.3 percent growth compared to second quarter 2015 ($8.6bn), and the clinical laboratory product segment decreased 5.1 percent to $1.9bn in the second quarter compared to results in second quarter 2015 ($1.8bn).
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