Special Issue "Smart Technologies for Healthcare and Bioanalytical Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 October 2020) | Viewed by 311
Interests: immunoassays; IVD; POC technologies; molecular diagnostics; next-generation sequencing; mobile healthcare
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Smart technologies have emerged as the major player in healthcare and bioanalytical applications. They have had an enormous impact on personalized health by empowering the general population to monitor and manage their health by frequent monitoring of basic health parameters via wearable smart devices. Further, point-of-care (POC) testing has witnessed a phenomenal change in the last decade, as many prospective POC devices, such as those based on electrochemical sensing, paper-based assays, lab-on-a-chip formats, and lateral flow assays, have been interfaced with smart devices such as smartphones and smart gadgets. A wide range of prospective in vitro diagnostic (IVD) formats for multifarious bioanalytical applications have also been developed by interfacing the diagnostic platforms with smart readout devices. The integration of smart features in the IVD readers provides highly valuable information to healthcare authorities, policy makers, professionals and researchers. The spatiotemporal-tagged results are stored securely in the Cloud, thereby providing the desired Big Data for further analysis. Mobile healthcare is playing a big role in increasing the outreach of healthcare and has led to a significant reduction in healthcare costs. There is a need to develop cost-effective and rapid smart technologies together with complementary assisting technologies to provide significant advantages for prospective healthcare and bioanalytical applications.
Dr. Sandeep K. Vashist
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- smart technologies
- bioanalytical sciences
- in vitro diagnostics
- point-of-care testing