|CASE STUDY QUESTIONS
||REAL WORLD ACTIVITIES
|1. What are some of the benefits afforded to organizations implementing voice recognition technologies in these settings? How can you quantify these benefits to assess the value of the investment? Provide several examples from the case.
||1. The case talks about electronic medical or health records systems. These are slowly becoming standard in many hospitals and clinics, both private and public. Go online and search for reports of these implementations. What are the main benefits derived from their adoption? What have been the major roadblocks preventing their acceptance? Prepare a report to share your findings.
|2. There is no margin for error when working in a health care setting. How would you go about implementing these technologies in this high-risk environment? What precautions or approaches would you take to minimize risks? Develop some recommendations.
||2. The case above was presented from the perspective of practitioners and hospital administrators. How comfortable would you feel, as a patient, knowing that your health care providers are using these technologies? Would you have any concerns? Break into small groups with your classmates to discuss this issue
|3. In what other areas of medicine would you expect technology to make inroads next? Where do you think it would be most beneficial, and how would it change the way doctors and nurses work today? Provide several examples.