Hospital Waste Supervision using 4G: A Proposed Plan

M. A. PANHWAR, A. S. KHAN, N. PIRZADA, S. H. KHAHRO, Y. JAVED

Abstract


Fourth Generation (4G) mobile communication is a major buzz word these days as it claims to be providing high speed internet, higher connectivity and has increased the number of mobile subscription more than twice compared to its older generations especially in third world countries like Pakistan. Along with higher data rates and lower latency 4G often known as Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-Advanced) has opened numerous business cases. This research focuses on hospital waste supervision that is mostly generated from laboratories, healthcare centers, research facilities and district hospitals. Some of these wastes are reusable while other has to dispose with proper care. Sindh is one of the most hospital wastes producing province that requires a proper mechanism of disposing and reducing of hospital waster. This research focuses on utilizing of the 4Gtechnology to dispose of the proper healthcare wastes in the rural areas of the Sindh. The research suggests an automated solution for handling waste from patient bed to disposal area. It also provides a framework of intra and inter-vehicle communication and it is evident that technology can play a vital role in supervision of waste.

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