5G: Healthcare’s Next Big Breakthrough

Here’s why healthcare will reap huge benefits from 5G

5G: Healthcare’s Next Big Breakthrough

5G for Healthcare

The global COVID-19 pandemic has exposed just how inflexible our health system is—while many industries have adapted to an online world, doctors largely operate in a face-to-face world. But 5G could change that.

In a recent Forbes article, Bruce Kelley, CTO and SVP of NETSCOUT, Service Provider, outlines some important ways that 5G networks will revolutionize healthcare. 5G’s low latency and faster speeds are already accelerating nascent healthcare trends such as telemedicine and telehealth, but the changes go well beyond that.

5G has the potential to save the healthcare industry roughly $US 94 billion , for starters. But even more importantly, improved patient access and 5G-driven medical innovation could drastically improve health outcomes themselves. Read the full article to find out more.