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Sara Emalee PateGrand Canyon University-NRS 493November 27, 2020Week 6Professional Capstone and Practicum Reflective JournalThis week my preceptor and I discussedthe role of technology in improving healthcare outcomes.We both agreed that technology has greatly influenced and been of great benefitto the health care system and the outcomes. Such technology such as Electronic Medical Records(EMR), medication barcode scanning, and advancements in robotic surgeries, have greatlyimproved patient outcomes. As more of the population ages, as life expectancy increases, and asthe nursing shortage continues, these new medical technologies are crucial for continued patientcare, and the health care system at large. One of the technologies that can be implemented areElectronic Health Records. Electronic Health Records (EHR) are taking over older paper filingmethods which in a way can be a better way to collect information better. Electronic health