Another example of an emerging useful technology in clinical practice is the

Another example of an emerging useful technology in

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Another example of an emerging useful technology in clinical practice is the use of smart TVs. Some hospitals are providing discharge and medication instructions to patients on a repeating loop on in-room smart TVs. This is useful in clinical practice because it helps to reinforce the patient education provided in the clinical setting. The data generated shows an increase in patient engagement and knowledge about conditions, medications and discharge instructions (stmary.edu, 2018). The increased engagement and knowledge improves healthcare by improving the patient’s understanding of their disease process, injury or treatment. An engaged patient is more likely to be compliant with their treatment, and therefore have a better outcome. Conclusion Technology in healthcare is evolving rapidly. While it advances at breakneck speed, we must maintain its usefulness in the nursing practice, as we balance that with protecting every patient’s right to privacy.
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