The Effect of Technology on Health Essay
Technology is linked to medicine over the past 100 years. At the beginning of that decade medicine was a little scientific technology because at that time for the first time X-ray machine was built and by the time other scientists tried to produce and develop technological stuffs (Young, 2000). Throughout the years the technology becomes a major part of health industry because it helps and manages …show more content…
The next reason of effect of technology on health is increasing the life expectancy of human. Technology such as ultraviolet radiation has been used to examine the cells and DNA and identify a gene so now experts isolating the genes to prevent some chronic and genetically diseases, examining DNA and find the diseases which are based on the DNA structure, and treating the genetically diseases by diagnosing under electronic microscope.
Proponents of technology argue that technology asserts health care in hospital. There are many services which technology provides for the doctors and patients, such as telemedicine, and electronic medical records and transmission of information (kff, 2007). Technology facilitate the procedures for the specialists for instance, computerizing patients files and keep record in order, check for new information though the internet and checking the treatment of diseases or kind