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There are a few ways that technology has been used to enhance patient safety. We seehow technology has shaped our society today. It makes research that much quicker, rather thanhaving to locate a book, flip or read through the book, and find your answers. Now we can justpick up our phones and ask Siri, or even look up keywords in a pdf version of the book. Thesame way technology has enhanced our communication, it has also facilitated communicationbetween medical professionals. Communication error is a common factor that can contribute toadverse effects, with technology communication can be only quicker but clearer. While stillspeaking on communication, I would like to add that it also provides better access to patient andmedication information. Many serious errors occur with medications because one may not havesufficient information about the patient or the drug. Technology has drastically improved accessto reference information which is now available for handheld devices where medical
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