Life and the health care system are dominated by technology, and most of the impact that technology has on health care is positive. However, according to Taylor (2013) there are also risks involved with the extensive use of technology in healthcare. For example, communication errors and breach in confidentiality can quickly happen through the widespread use of technology (Taylor, 2013).
Technology is an integral supportive and integrative part of my project implementation process. The project focus is development and implementation of a formal unit-based preceptor program. Following are some ways that computer technology will be used for my change project initiative:
Since computer technology is already an integral part of the work process on the unit that this project initiative will be implemented, I see no barriers that would prevent the use of it for the focused project change. Many computer technology advances in health care will continue to be used to provide safe environments for patients and their families (Taylor, 2013).
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