The Effect of Technology on Health

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The Effect of Technology on Health

By | May 2008
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For the purpose of this paper, Technology is defined as an instrument which allows improved understanding medical care and maintaining humans’ health through better management of their health information. (Msn Encarta, 2008) Many people have a high regard for technology because it is there for humans’ and health technology has a greater benefit. 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 in medical field, at the moment most of the medical work done by help of technology such as CAT scanner, Sonar, Gamma knife and microscope. Technology have been advanced in the past 100 years particularly in medicine field, initially technology is used for treatments and preventing diseases. Today technology used for every aspect of medicine even in collection of patients files, making surgeries and diagnosing diseases. The important of technology in every field of technology to fascinate the problems that doctors face during the surgeries and analyze type of sickness. Apart from that, technology mesmerize for the doctors that the record which are available of sick people can be used for other patient to find better solution for diseases or paralyzing. In spite the fact, health technology is growing in health industry, there are a number of people believe that it should be curtailed because tremendous amount of money spent on this technology instead it should be spent on doctors, nurses and hospitals. This is completely untrue because we must look huge potential benefit to mankind and it makes doctors life easier and uncomplicated, the reason behind that is, doctors and specialist can keep patients record or check for new...