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TechnologyWhat is patient care technology?

What is patient care technology?

Patient care technologies of interest to nurses range from relatively simple devices, such as catheters and syringes, to highly complex devices, such as barcode medication administration systems and electronic health records.

How has technology affected patient care?

One of the biggest benefits technology has to offer in the healthcare sector is easier and faster access to information required for both healthcare professionals and patients. No longer do hospitals and doctors need to completely rely on the need to keep physical records for patients with the introduction of EHRs.

What type of technology is currently being used to manage patient health?

Current Technology Used by Health Care Organizations While there may be a natural resistance to adopting new technologies, health care organizations have begun using barcoding, telemedicine, radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags and electronic health records (EHRs) more often.

How has technology improved healthcare?

Health information technology presents numerous opportunities for improving and transforming healthcare which includes; reducing human errors, improving clinical outcomes, facilitating care coordination, improving practice efficiencies, and tracking data over time.

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