In Australia there is a controversy over the government’s plans to create an electronic health record, called My Health Record, for every Australian where their personal patient details will be stored on a national database that doctors around the country can see. The controversy is over who else might be also to gain access to this data.
Now lets take that one step further to imagine a 5G enabled Internet of Me (IoM) world: A brave new world where your body data, your life signals, wellness and health are all captured by body worn wi-fi devices designed to capture and communicate this data to an all-seeing “cloud”- and this can even include health data on your pet Moggy as well!
It would make sense in such a world that health providers would encourage their clients to wear these devices if they want affordable health insurance – or any at all. Consider the implications of the coming Internet of Me….Read more →