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Running head: Unit 2 Discussion Board 1Unit 2: Discussion BoardTameka Wanshe’ DeanNovember 25, 2015HCM 632-1504B-02Colorado Technical UniversityProfessor Peter Moskowitz
Running head: Unit 2 Discussion Board 2Unit 2: Discussion BoardWhen it comes to the overview of how healthcare in the U.S. has evolved since the postindustrial period, one must look at the evolution where healthcare in the U.S. first started in the terms of healthcare. The evolution of healthcare first started over 150 years ago where as of now has come a long way from the necessary need care to patient to the great advancements in technology to deliver medical care through healthcare organizations that has reached national parameters all across the border. It is every healthcare organizations primary goal to carry out the missions, values, and to uphold the Hippocratic Oath in providing the best care to all American citizens. When it comes to the technology of healthcare in the U.S., the internet has play a profound fundamental element in how healthcare has changes over the years. Now, people are more able to access information about healthcare on mobile devices through downloading apps to their phones, tablets, are computer which makes them participants in the care they receive. There are websites that allow patients to have one on one consultation with their healthcare provider and the medications they are prescribed. However, this has made patients more formal in conducting online communities groups where they can feel empower in asking and questions about the changes in the healthcare industry to others are less educated to what changes could possibly affect them in the future.When looking at the financial incentives under the HITECH Law, during President George W. Bush term in office, his administration launch changes in major policy incentives under the adoption of EHRs to culminated in enactment of Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health which became the HITECH act which was primary part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009 to stimulate the economy. However, this was