Eastern Florida NUR3164 Unit 4 Discussion Latest 2019 March NUR3164 Introduction to Nursing Research and Health Informatics Unit 4 Discussion
Follow the instructions under DISCUSSION
BOARD RUBRIC and Discussion Guidelines and APA Tips to create your post and
respond to at least one other student.
Along with your textbook reading, review
the following sources and answer the corresponding questions for either Part 1
or Part 2 below. Do not limit yourselves
to the resources I have listed here!
1. TED talk by Talithia Williams: Own your
own body’s data: (17 min) Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an
2. Ten key considerations for the
successful implementation and adoption of large-scale health information
technology. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Integrated health IT breaks down barriers
for a free flow of health information (Links to an external site.)Links to an
Compare the advantages and disadvantages of
“best of breed” (or a modular system) and integrated system approaches in
selecting healthcare information system architecture.
Having examined both a modular system and
an integrated system approach, which do you feel is the better option?
How do you think about which you
“pick” is going to change the future of EHRs?
Anticipating future directions of some of
the technologies available, what does the research show as to the effectiveness
of mobile health technology that has now been around for a few years~ We now
have data. Things like fitbit-like apps,
exercise, apps, I-phone’s health app, pregnancy apps (Link (Links to an
external site.)Links to an external site.), weight management apps (Link (Links
to an external site.)Links to an external site.), Fooducate, Gluco (diabetic
apps Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.), mental
health apps (Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.) etc. ~
are these apps being utilized effectively?
Are we actually using the data provided to make health related decisions
to improve our health?
How Smartphone Technology is Changing
Healthcare in Developing Countries (Links to an external site.)Links to an external
Smartphones becoming primary devices for
physician and patient communication (Links to an external site.)Links to an
Two parts: (a) Review the research on ONE app and
present the scholarly research on the effectiveness of the app (not just the
“cool” aspect). Who uses it (
population of people: diabetics, people
struggling with depression, etc.) and how is effectiveness being evaluated? Discuss
ongoing evaluation, implementation, and integration of healthcare
technologies. (b) Have you personally
used (or know someone who has used) a smartphone either to monitor their own health or to access their
Since this is the wave of the future—but
still not the norm—how can using a smartphone to access health information be
taken into consideration as facilities plan to upgrade or implement a new HIS?