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Running head: NURSING 1 Technology & Evidence-Based Practice Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation
NURSING 2 Technology & Evidence-Based Practice Various forces have continued to change the face of contemporary healthcare. However, none of these forces will impact nursing practice in the way that current advances in technology. Technology is impacting on every sphere of humanity, and this is more evident in the healthcare setting. Healthcare information technology has the potential to transform healthcare provision and the performance of professionals in the healthcare sector. Whether it is information sharing between patients and doctors, or in undertaking surgical procedures, it is apparent that technology is disrupting operations in the healthcare sector (Harrington, 2017) . This paper analyses the impact of the increased familiarity with technology on the integration of IT into nursing practice and how this integration might affect the use of health IT in the future. The paper will also focus on the major components of evidence-based practice and its purpose. ICT in the health sector refers to a set of projects or services which allows medical care professionals to provide remote care. It also refers to interdisciplinary clinical support and knowledge transfer. The increased in the world pressure in the business world is forcing all sectors to adopt the use of information technology in decision making (Jawaid, 2013) . ICT is essential in the health sector as it helps to improve the quality of health care and lowers the cost of service provision. Besides, it is a source of essential information for both healthcare providers and patients. It helps to build the relationship between patients and health providers which makes

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