HCA 459: Senior Project (BGM1214B)
May 7, 2012
Impact of Advance Technology
The impact of advanced technology in today 's health care system is not short of phenomenal. Technology has come a long way in today 's market, where once was thought that the world would need only a few computers has turned out, to each family having a hand full of computers. From one main computer to everyone in the family having a computer, small to large to more affordable than every before. In this competitive market, if you do not keep up with other facilities then your facility may not survive. A good example of the impact of advance technology is the hospital that I work at, it is set in a rural setting within a easy commute to a major metropolitan area that lacked in many of the service areas. This facility has just completed a 23 million dollar renovation, with many new features that will entice those in the community they can stay at home for their health care needs. Many of the community has gone to the city for their health care because the hospital did not offer many of the services that they needed to treat their health care needs. As a administrator you have to be able to show that the needs of the community are being met. They can now offer services that were not available before with many state of the art technology to assist anyone in most all areas of their health care needs. Advance technology is a lifeline to the success of a healthcare business.
The impact of advance technology has changed in many areas of the healthcare system. Several areas that the advance technology has impacted are the cost, equipment, and the delivery of the care. The health care system is more specialized today than ever before, where once you could be trained in the hospital setting now most every position requires specialized
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