Impact of Industry 4.0 on Healthcare: A Systematic Literature Review (SLR) from the Last Decade

Ishamuddin Mustapha, Nohman Khan, Muhammad Imran Qureshi, Ahmad Ali Harasis, Nguyen Thuy Van

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This study aims to analyze the impact of industry 4.0 on the healthcare system. Scopus database is used to extract the data, and 297 articles are initially found in the database. We used the PRISMA statement 2015 to include and exclude data; the final 48 articles were included for the review. The author's keyword and VOS viewer co-occurrence of the terms are classifying the same result. The records are presented in three major categories, and outcomes are discussed accordingly in the classification of literature. Healthcare systems, cloud computing digital technologies are the major research areas in industry 4.0 in the last decade. Healthcare is significantly improved due to the technologies and services influenced by industry 4.0. The findings of the study showing that industry 4.0 is enhancing standards of healthcare significantly. Industry 4.0 enables many new technologies, like blockchain, big data, cloud computing, and IoTs, to track patients' medical records. That more accessible for healthcare professionals to understand the patient's history and deal accordingly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-128
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 20 Sep 2021
Externally publishedYes

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