The continual pursuit of improved quality and efficiency in the healthcare system drives the application of technological innovations and policy changes. In this 5 page paper, students will examine at least two trends in use of technology in healthcare and describe the impact each trend has made.
The description of impacts should include (but not be limited to) costs, quality of life, safety, and efficiency of care. Examples of trends include (but are not limited to) automation, genomics, personalized treatments, use of stem cells or other biologics, medical devices, and drugs.
Minimum of five professional references required. References should be less than five years old in order to reflect current information.