Dicussion Week 6 NURS 6051.docx - Discussion Week 6 NURS 6051 Healthcare Information Technology Trends Throughout history technological advancements

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Discussion - Week 6 NURS 6051Healthcare Information Technology TrendsThroughout history, technological advancements have appeared for one purpose before finding applications elsewhere that lead to spikes in its usage and development. The internet, for example, was originally developed to share research before becoming a staple of work and entertainment. But technology—new and repurposed—will undoubtedly continue to be a driver of healthcare information. Informaticists often stay tuned to trends tomonitor what the next new technology will be or how the next new idea for applying existingtechnology can benefit outcomes.In this Discussion, you will reflect on your healthcare organization’s use of technology and offer a technology trend you observe in your environment.To Prepare:Reflect on the Resources related to digital information tools and technologies.Consider your healthcare organization’s use of healthcare technologies to manage and distribute information.Reflect on current and potential future trends, such as use of social media and mobileapplications/telehealth, Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled asset tracking, or expert systems/artificial intelligence, and how they may impact nursing practice and healthcare delivery.By Day 3 of Week 6Posta brief description of general healthcare technology trends, particularly related to data/information you have observed in use in your healthcare organization or nursing practice. Describe any potential challenges or risks that may be inherent in the technologies associated with these trends you described. Then, describe at least one potential benefit and one potential risk associated with data safety, legislation, and patient care for the technologies you described. Next, explain which healthcare technology trends you believe are most promising for impacting healthcare technology in nursing practice and explain why.
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