Reactive care is no longer up to the job
Every year, in spite of spending something like $3 trillion1 on healthcare (around double that of other
developed countries), the USA falls short of their goal. The problem is that managing a busy healthcare
organization isn’t just about treating patients anymore. Ever-increasing patient expectations around
ehealth, as well as an increasing familiarity with, and understanding of, technological advances, have
stepped-up the pressure on all concerned. However, one of the most enduring challenges for the healthcare
industry has been managing this transition from reactive (non-technological), to proactive (monitoring,
smart watches, etc.) and predictive (using data) healthcare. This is true, particularly, for healthcare
insurance companies that focus on two distinct areas:
ensuring patients are adhering to doctors orders
preventing healthcare issues escalating to chronic conditions
reducing acute scenarios requiring medical treatment
enhancing public health.
The Luxoft Super Sensors solution complements the work that you do, streamlining processes and heightening
IoT-driven, predictive healthcare
Super sensors are capable of monitoring entire environments and the activity within them, indirectly,
without the need for direct instrumentation of objects. These sensors use a single custom plug-in sensor
board packed with multiple individual sensors but, crucially (from a privacy point of view), no camera.
Data from each sensor is combined and processed with the help of machine learning (ML) algorithms, and used
to infer signals that cannot be measured directly. Deploying multiple sensors in an environment that
networks one with the other, creates a Distributed Sensing System. This system uses the power of
self-learning algorithms to collect data from home environments, wearables, mobile devices, and external
sources (including medical histories). It determines an individual’s behavior patterns, then predicts events
and takes action if anything out of the ordinary occurs. The data, again with the use of ML, is abstracted
into meaningful representations that the whole population can understand.
The solution integrates data from the home environments of patients, with data from external sources such as
weather, pollen counts, plus activity data from wearables and mobile devices, to produce a 3600 health model
of their lives.
Promoting healthy lives, and healthy balance sheets
Thanks to IoT, AI, and ML, Luxoft’s solution helps:
Predict health issues and act upon them: remote healthcare monitoring prevents health issues by
detecting potential problems early without compromising patient privacy.
Support users in maintaining optimum health: identifying changes in patient behavior that
indicate a deterioration from normal health mines information that can be used to focus on
providing low-cost, proactive healthcare. This not only reduces the cost burden to
providers/payers, but also ensures patients live as long and healthily as possible.
For patients, our solution improves the quality of their health, longevity, disease detection,
and prevents serious health conditions.
For healthcare insurers, our solution increases the access to patient health, and optimizes
These are just a handful of the new opportunities made possible by the combined value and performance of AI,
edge processing, and IoT that Luxoft delivers to help the healthcare industry achieve business outcomes