Technology use in Health Care Systems
The 21st century has been characterized with an overwhelming evolution and advancement in technology. This has led to significant developments in all aspects of life including production, transport, business, management, education among other sectors. In this case, the health sector has not been exempted by the developments in technology, whereby it has witnessed tremendous improvements. Integration of technology in the health care systems has been of great significance in the human society in recent days, whereby a higher sense of efficiency and improvement in quality of services has been realized. In the case of the US, technology has been adequately integrated in the operations of the health care sector thus leading to great improvements. The incorporation of technology in health care in US has been evident through the aspects of Health Information Technology, Telemedicine, and Medical Technology. A point worth of consideration is that the adoption of technology has led to higher efficiency in delivery of health care services, evidence-based health care services as well as advancement in clinical outcomes of patients. This paper will profoundly discuss and analyze the concept of HIT, Telemedicine, and Medical technology.