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Technologies Supporting Applied Practice and Optimal Patient Outcomes

Technologies Supporting Applied Practice and Optimal Patient Outcomes

 

In this Discussion, you will reflect on your healthcare organization’s use of technology and describe a technology trend you observe in your environment. In your initial post, the following topics should be addressed:

  • Description of healthcare technology trends related to data/information in your organization or nursing practice
  • Description of potential challenges or risks associated with the trends you described 
  • Description of at least one potential benefit and one potential risk of the technology you described associated with:
    • Data safety
    • Legislation 
    • Patient care 
  • Description of healthcare technology trends that are most promising for:
    • Impacting nursing practice (explain why)
    • Improving patient outcomes, efficiencies, or data management (be specific and provide examples)

In your responses, offer additional/alternative ideas regarding opportunities and risks related to the observations shared. Support your post by 3 or more current, credible resources and your responses by 2 or more current, credible resources as indicated in the rubric. Paraphrase and integrate information obtained from sources with appropriate citation to demonstrate critical thinking (instead of using direct quotes).