Technology Article Review

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Technology Article Review Evelyn Barnum HCS/212 Monday, April 6, 2015 Deatrice Willis Health Care Experience The famous question, should we welcome or fear new technology? Surgeons can replace a heart valve with a plastic and metal one that unfolds once threaded through arteries. These are repairs that used to be made by cracking open the chest, and a very major surgery, now it is a simple surgery. In recent years cancer meds make the promise of diseases treatable (Skinner, 2013). Technology makes storing all the records in electronic systems easily accessible and highly convenient. However not all new technology is electronic based. So we will look at some different technological discoveries and how they differ from our…show more content…
(2015). A Medication Adherence Monitoring System for Pill Bottles Based on a Wearable Inertial Sensor. Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/8197983/A_Medication_Adherence_Monitoring_System_for_Pill_Bottles_Based_on_a_Wearable_Inertial_Sensor Medical apps Smartphone diagnosis. (2015). Retrieved from http://www.economist.com/news/technology-quarterly/21645503-exposure-nasty-throat-infection-or-confirmation-heart-attack Skinner, J. S. (2013), The Costly Paradox of Health-Care Technology, Technology Review. Retrieved from http://www.technologyreview.com/news/518876/the-costly-paradox-of-health-care-technology/ Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, What is Proton Therapy. (2015). Retrieved from http://www.mdanderson.org/patient-and-cancer-information/proton-therapy-center/what-is-proton-therapy/index.html Topol, E. (2013). How Technology Is Transforming Health Care. Retrieved from http://health.usnews.com/health-news/hospital-of-tomorrow/articles/2013/07/12/how-technology-is-transforming-health-care Appendix A: Definitions Proton-beam accelerators- a 196-ton, cancer killing machine that can target a patient’s tumor with sub-millimeter precision while sparing nearby healthy tissues and minimizing side effects ("Texas Md Anderson Cancer Center, What Is Proton Therapy", 2015) Smartphone diagnostics- Samuel Sia and his colleagues at Columbia University in New York have miniaturized a laboratory-based blood test called an ELISA (for enzyme-linked
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