Health Care and Communication Technology Essays

1038 Words Jul 4th, 2014 5 Pages
Technology changes everything is a phrase that is often used at my place of employment in order to change the perspective of how some people view its many different applications. In the case of our example with the; “Brain Saving Technologies, Inc and the T- Health institute: Medicine through videoconferencing, technology is being used to fundamentally change how medical treatment is delivered (O’Brien & Marakas, 2011). From the perspective of a medical patient I would be completely fine being diagnosed by a medical professional “thousands of miles” away from me dependent on known variables about their training and what types of systems are in place by the organizations to ensure legitimacy in their work. The type of …show more content…
I think my initial expectation would be if the Doctor has used this method before and is there someone close, like a physician assistant or aide who can provide a second opinion if I don’t except or feel comfortable. Doctors and hospitals have to work to make sure people feel safe, and how to use the technology being offered as well. Doctors with whom you visit their office misdiagnoses all the time, so to not be open to how technology could be used to actually provide better service by linking hospitals, doctors, and research centers electronically so they can all communicate with each other would work for me as a patient. The collaboration and communication will lead to more knowledge sharing which should benefit patients and doctors alike. There are so many professions where the application of better communication technology among the various members of that industry could be beneficial. Once particular industry where a systems of linking technicians and specialist from across the world electronically where they can diagnoses problems through a video conference or some digital communication platform/data sharing could be a auto mechanic. Most cars today all have internal computers and are made with parts from all over the world. A way to drive business value would be to integrate smart phone technology like how we pair our phone with Bluetooth but have where our cars get paired and when that’s being done a diagnosis is being done. A mobile vehicle

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