The Role of Technology in My Hedgehog Concept Technology is essential to healthcare, same way to my hedgehog concept. Our capacity to store, share and analyze health information is directly tied to improved technology. The use of technology increase provider capabilities and patient access while enhancing the quality of life for some patients and saving the lives of others. The use of heart monitor technology in medical/surgical floors in my place of work that remotely measures the heart activity of patients is significant. Through the cardiac monitoring, it will notify the nurse of an arrhythmia or ischemic episode via pagers with the ability to display the rhythm. In response to the increasing acuity levels of patients in medical/surgical floors, the rising numbers of patients being held in the emergency department needing cardiac monitoring and the recognized need for more robust surveillance of these patients, our hospital has expanded
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- Fall '19
- Physician, Role of Technology