12. Heathcare Operations Management
In healthcare sector advanced technologies are adopted in order to develop high value processes and offer excellence, safety, and accessibility to patients, workers, healthcare operations, and quality management. Industry 4.0 enabling technologies provide benefits in the management of services and healthcare. Objective: to identify studies that show possible applications of Enabling Technologies of Industry 4.0 in the healthcare area. Method: this research work carried out a bibliographic review of articles that investigate applications of Industry 4.0 enabling technologies in the field of healthcare. Conclusion: the selected studies deal primarily with the application of Industry 4.0 Enabling Technologies for activities related to data management, analysis, treatment and sharing healthcare information. The contribution of this study focuses on providing information on the advances of Industry 4.0 and its technologies enabled in the healthcare sector, allowing the prospecting of new opportunities for action and applications of technologies that already exist in the healthcare context.
PALAVRAS-CHAVE: industry 4.0, healthcare, enabling technologies