73 Million connected health devices in 2016 worldwide, 161 million estimated in 2020. These are the results of the latest report by the research firm Grand View Research published in 2016. New technologies are at the heart of health and their application has also found a term: E-health.
Defined as all digital services for the well-being of the person, E-health encompasses the various applications to prevent, diagnose or treat diseases. These services include two major areas, siS (Health Information System) and SIH (Hospital Information System) which constitute the digital information base of E-health in hospitals and allows the organization of information flows, medical records or the management of vital cards in-house medical institutions.