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Electronic Medical Records, or EMRs , are electronic-based medical records. EMRs are replacing paper medical records. EMRs are accurate and a positive way for health care personnel to communicate with each other without having to worry about others hand writting. EMRs follow patients and allows doctors to make better diagnoses. Telemedicine makes it possible for caregivers to treat patients who are at home or at an alternate facility. This type of care is especially convenient in areas that are not very populated in the U.S. and in other countries. Telemedicine allows people to keep their caregivers even after they move. Videophone is a machine that has blood pressure cuffs, monitor, scale, and a pulse oximeter machine for wellness checks. These are initiated by telephone and when both parties are on the phone the camera comes on. There is also an internet-based machine that can conduct a patient visit; with this machine there
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Unformatted text preview: is no other person involved but this machine often finds impending cardiac events and gets the patient to the hospital in time. Broadband is a new pilot federal program that includes delivery of health care information to providers. This program will bring benefits of advanced tele-health and telemedicine services to under populated areas of the U.S. The use of these technologies can reduce medical cost facilitate the transmission of medical information among doctors and health care facilities. These new advanced technologies in the medical field will change health care as they become more widespread because look at technology advances in other areas of life, (phones, microwaves, cars, electricity,and computers). Also, ttechnology enables us to deliver services cheaper faster and better. We would be able to save a lot more lives if more people could afford to go to the doctor....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course HCA 230 230 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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