HCS 449 Week 2 Individual Assignment Health Care Industry Paper-2 - Running head HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Health Care Industry Donetta Bacon Heather Alonge

HCS 449 Week 2 Individual Assignment Health Care Industry Paper-2

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Running head: HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY1Health Care IndustryDonetta BaconHeather AlongeJune 22, 2015HCS/449\
HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY2Health Care IndustryIntroductionThis paper will address the changes that surround health care industry today. This paper will show how the health care system will change in the next 10 years. Within this paper I will be discussing all my career goals and how I plan to accomplish my goals within the health care industry. Health care has changed dramatically within the past 10 years. For example, many peopleare living a lot longer on average 10-15 years or more which was estimated. This is mainly contributed to medical advances and breakthroughs and the vast improvement within patient care. One of the biggest changes was to technology and to computers, which has impacted healthcare as we know it today. The world of medicine has taken on a whole new approach when dealing with prescription medication. These new innovative ideas have impacted our health care system by several measures. It has also required those who are health care professionals to have extensive training throughout the year, in order to keep up with the ever-changing medicine. It seems that almost every instrument all the way down to the blood pressure cuff is computerized. Everything from thermometers to CAT scans is either some type of a computer itself or is monitored by a computer system (MEDITECH, 2011). These computers calculate and factor all the data leaving rarely any information to be determined. Thus, allowing for more accurate results because it may reduce the risk of human error. While other healthcare professionals are out busy caring for the patients, new jobs are created to operate the computerized instruments(Healthcare Has Changed over the Past 10 Years With, 2009). While I was undergoing paramedic

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