Health Care & Technology. Dynamics of Care in Society. OBJECTIVES. IDENTIFY THE VARIOUS METHODS OF TECHNOLOGY USED IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES COMPARE & CONTRAST THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ON SOCIETY AND ON THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
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Dynamics of Care in Society
CONSIDERATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH CARE
Think about how the internet has allowed patients to be more active participants in their own health care!
1. Accurate and complete information about a patient's health.2. The ability to better coordinate the care they give.3. A way to securely share information with patients and their family. 4. Information to help doctors diagnose health problems sooner, reduce medical errors, and provide safer care at lower costs.
Ex: Telemedicine - consultation among physicians at a distance, Electronic medical records…Informational Access through:
CT scans of internal organs, bones, soft tissue and blood vessels provide greater clarity and reveal more details than regular x-ray exams. CT scans use x-ray & sophisticated computers to produce multiple images of the inside of the body.
Robotic surgery is a technique in which a surgeon performs surgery using a computer that remotely controls very small instruments attached to a robot.
Telesurgery: surgical care from a distance
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