A growing number of new technologies are widely available with in nursing field that could improve the quality of care, reduce costs, and enhance working conditions. Analyzing the determination of potential users of technology is the first stage in the successful implementation of new technologies.
Information technology plays a crucial role in the practice of evidence-based medicine by allowing health care practitioners to access and evaluate clinical evidence by formulating their patient treatment strategies. This involves an analysis of a large amount of complex information. Communication is the greatest strength that reflect the use of EBP and exemplary nursing practice. This capstone experience facilitated and wonderful learning experiences that focuses on quality improvement in my workplace (Marlin Lynn, Bently Poole & Lynda, 2016).
The new technology for my project change is telemedicine consultation through video conference. This practice is on exists in my clinical outpatient setup. The aim of the change practice is further establishment of consultation to the required specialty expertise at distance to reduce the health access disparities to the sub-urban population.
The uptake of new technology is clearly perceived advantages for the patients and families, considerably saving time. Electronic communication of patients’ history and lab results could be more helpful in detecting the early symptoms of life-threatening diseases such as coronary artery diseases and CVA. Lack of resources is sometimes mentioned as a problem. The main set back is personal contact with patient and colleagues are substantially reduced (Fleuren, M.A, Bekkema. N et al; 2011).
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