Ten Biggest Technological Advancements For Health Discussion Paper
Running head: TEN BIGGETS TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS FOR HEALTH IN THE LAST DECADE 1 Ten Biggest technological advancements for health care in the last decade First Last Name Name of University TEN BIGGEST TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT FOR HEALTH IN THE LAST DECADE 2 Technology continues to grow in the medical sector; it is changing the health industry as it revolves. In the healthcare, technology is gradually taking control of almost all the processes, ranging from patients registration to data monitoring, also from lab tests to self-care facilities. Most of the work there previously were done by technicians manually has now been much automated.
Also there has been improvement in communication by the use of devices like smartphones replacing the conventional monitoring systems. Technology in this field has seen services been made to be more user-friendly and easily accessible. Some of the advancement have taken place in the past decade include: 1. Electronic health record In 2009, very few hospitals were using the HER. By the end of 2013, more than 80 percent of hospitals that are eligible for CMS’ had started using the HER. For a long time, the hospitals were using the one disparate system, meaning that one system did pharmacy, one machine did record, one took care of orders, and one machine takes care of documentation. Ten Biggest Technological Advancements For Health Discussion Paper