Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Introduction and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S.
Lecture:Technological Advances in the Administration of Health Care
Slide content:Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. Summary Lecture d Many significant technological advancements in the delivery of medical care Imaging, diagnosis and surgical procedures Electronic and Personal Health Records Positive effects include: Accuracy, confidentiality, patient safety, more integrated care, broader access for care team and patient, patient education 17
Slide notes:This concludes lecture d of Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. In summary, there have been significant advancements in the delivery of medical care, from advances in imaging, diagnosis, and surgical procedures, to Electronic Health Records, Personal Health Records, and the use of technology to better inform both practitioners and patients. While there are advantages and disadvantages to technology in health care, there are many positive effects, the most significant being increased patient safety, whether it be through integrated electronic patient records, more accurate drug prescriptions, or more accessible health information and education for patients. 17