Presentation on theme: "Societal Issues in Technology: Medical Applications Executive Briefing Presented by : Catherine Egan."— Presentation transcript:
Societal Issues in Technology: Medical Applications Executive Briefing Presented by : Catherine Egan
Information in the Medical Arena INFORMATION: What Is It? Who Needs It? How Does it stay current?
Information in the Medical Arena Medical Information ? Any Patient Medical Info Any Patient Medical Info Dental Medical Research
Technology in the Medical Arena TECHNOLOGY: TECHNOLOGY: What Is It? Who Needs It? How Does it stay current?
Technology in the Medical Arena Medical Technology ? Software Software Hardware Hardware Wireless Wireless Handheld Handheld
Society and Medicine Society and Medicine Electronic Records Obtained / Tracked: Electronic Records Obtained / Tracked: Office Visit EPIC – health care software EPIC – health care software = electronic record PACS - picture archiving and communication systems PACS - picture archiving and communication systems = radiology Medical Imaging – X-Rays, Sonograms Medical Imaging – X-Rays, Sonograms PYXIS – Medication / Supply stations = Pharmacy / Supply Chains Vocera – Wireless Voice Access = Voice Commands OR Tracker – Live Patient tracking = People Status
Technological Uses in the Medical Arena Technological Uses in the Medical Arena Various Applications: Electronic Medical Records Electronic Patient Tracking Digital Record Keeping Digital Imagining Medical & Supply Distribution Billing Accuracy Biomedical
Effects on Society RFID Tracking Accuracy Clarity Nurse Call Systems Unified Record Info
Application use in Society Application use in Society Effective Use Scenario: Medical Trauma Medical Trauma Pharmaceutical Comparison Pharmaceutical Comparison Medical Billing Questions Medical Billing Questions Bedside Medical Access Bedside Medical Access Immediate Doctor Response Immediate Doctor Response In Patient Emergency Response In Patient Emergency Response
WHY / WHY NOT Pro’s Improved Communication Improved Services Accurate Distribution Medication Tracking Patient Management Databases Billing Medical Record Con’s Privacy Security Cost Implementation Still New
Information in the Medical Arena Necessary ! Information in the Medical Arena Necessary !
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