The Impact of Technology on Healthcare Abhay Arora Walden University
Research topic • How there is an improvement of technology in the healthcare industry over time. • Debate whether technology improvement is good or bad? • This topic will help me connect innovation within the field of study I am perusing.
What are the benefits of technology advancements? • Advanced medical treatment. • Improved patient experience, practice of healthcare professionals, and medical processes. • Shorter patient waiting times. • Improved efficiency.
• Errors in medical technology. • Complications within the technology, delivery to consumers over time, and business models. What are the flaws of technology advancements?
Costs? • Will require more costs to function. • May lead to Medicare program going bankrupt. Figure 1. Bar graph showing cost increase due to medical technology. From Callahan, D. (n.d.). Health Care Costs and Medical Technology.
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- Fall '19