Describe the reasons healthcare professionals need to be familiar with the most current computer hardware and software, networking, wireless technology, and to maintain a high level of computer literacy.
How will this aptitude assist you as a health and human service worker to provide client care that is more efficient and effective?
How will you gain necessary skills and stay current with new developments in the future?
Watch The Wireless Future of Medicine. Summarize two or three highlights that stood out for you and then answer the following questions:
Does computerization improve healthcare?
Do you think that advances in technology will keep people healthier?
Do you think people will live longer as a result of technological advances?
The Wireless Future of Medicine. Retrieved fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/eric_topol_the_wireless_future_of_medicine.html
This website highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine’s future.
Read from the text,:Burke, L. & Weill, B. (2009). Information technology for the health professions. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. ISBN: 978013159338
Chapter 1: Information Technology for the Health Professions
Chapter 3: An Introduction to the Administrative Applications of Computers: Accounting
Zimic, S. (2009). Not so ‘techno-savvy’: Challenging the stereotypical images of the ‘Net generation’. Retrieved from