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Unit 2 AssignmentSarah O’NealPurdue Global UniversitySS250-02 Professor Richard Elder
Electronic Health Records (EHR)Developed by The Lockheed Corporation in 1972("A history of EHRs: 10 things to know", 2015)Patien Portal TechnologyIntroduced to Healthcare in the 1990's(Irizarry, Dabbs, & Curran, 2015)TelemedicineIntroduced in the 1960s and 1970s and funded by NASA(Iafolla, n.d.)Wearable TechnologyDeveloped in the 13th Century("The Past, Present and Future of Wearable Technology", 2017)Technology Revolutions in Healthcare
There have been many advances in technology over the years in healthcare. I have chosento research 4 very common technologies in the healthcare industry. First, is the electronic health record. The EHR dates back to the 1970s and was introduced by the Lockheed Corporation. EHRs started small and have gone worldwide. There are very few healthcare facilities that don’t use this system currently. Second, I chose the patient portal. The patient portal was introduced in

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