In today’s generation, social media has a powerful role to people especially in communication. Social media gives people a wide range of communication with the help of the technologies. It also helps people to get reliable information for their health. Thousands of websites are into health and wellness that is often operated by government departments and agencies. With the help of this research, it will prove that publishing health information in social media is very helpful in many ways.
This would be because this the age of the World Wide Web. The internet is growing so much, so fast, the APRN should be aware of the pros and cons involved that would improve healthcare or make it worse. This would include a lot of education for the patient and the patient’s family and/or caregiver. The APRN should also know how to use technology to their advantage and help with the care of the patient. This would include things such as having a website for the primary care office and keeping it up to date with pertinent information.
The communication boundary between primary care givers in the community and hospital based health services, for example, are characterized by the widely differing task styles and organizational structures of individuals within the two groups. Today’s health care system can benefit greatly from increasing its digital communication abilities. Patient portals provide access to health information and Increase communication between patient and clinical staff (Social media can reach a large audience and different sites can target different
There will be patients that dislike the EHR and prefer the old fashion paper system as they believe that to be a safest way to store information. Ethical and social implications of Electronic Health records are not limited to, hacking, provider’s neglect of loosing laptops with patient confidential information, leaving other patient records up while a different patient is in the room. Insufficient training for staff as many staff may not be properly trained in implementing HIPPA which compromises patient’s privacy. Over worked staff may input wrong information in the EHR such as inaccurate spelling and recording of patients’ name and current medication history. Lastly authors Sharma and Aggarwal state that “There are four major ethical priorities for EHRS: Privacy and confidentiality, security breaches, system implementation, and data inaccuracies.” (Jamshed, Ozair, Sharma, & Aggarwal, 2015).
How can we take proper care of our senior family members? When they age, they dwindle able to perform whatever they did so by themselves, whether it is an individual routine or simple pursuits like searching for their demands, travelling, or just being careful of them. With this busy life, many would choose the smart way out, which would be to put our seniors inside an elderly care where they may be medically dealt by professionals. Putting your grandma and grandpa or older relatives inside a nursing facility has its own advantages. To begin with, it may be advantageous when they need proper medical attention and care.
After many years of hard work and involvement in improvement of healthcare technology, medical professionals and patients can finally enjoy the benefits of variety technology tools. As the healthcare technology is constantly evolving, the use of social media and smartphones became more popular in the healthcare. The smartphones use in the healthcare can assist in efficient communication and care, but it can also be the source of ethical, professional and legal issues. The use of cellphones and social media in health care require the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), legal, and regulatory considerations, as well as the knowledge how to avoid or correct problems regarding their use. Moreover, the awareness of advantages and disadvantages of using smartphones and social media in healthcare is needed in order to use them in beneficial way and not to harm the patients.
So, you can see now how a personal health record could be the difference between life and death. Your doctor will not get the whole picture of your health condition due to lack of your past medical records. With a complete PHR, your doctor can simply review it and understand everything they need to know quickly about extensive questions or calling your former doctor for answers. This also eliminates the risk of wrong treatment and medication. The PHR
In an aesthetic and reconstructive ward, we see patients coming in for aesthetic surgery. Unlike most of the patients they would prefer non-disclosure of condition to their relatives. The APN also should not reveal patient’s personal information if it is not related to the medical care. In this case the APN would uphold the confidentiality standard by not revealing the condition without the consent of the patient. Justice –With APN in a ward it is unlikely for an APN to see to only one patient.
The internet has helped families across the globe interact and communicate Social media has been used in many ways in the twenty-first century. Many ways have been beneficial. Some research supports social media as an effective tool for nursing students to develop their knowledge in a clinical setting (Green & Hope, 2010). Students have an endless amount of resources on the internet to help guide their knowledge and shape their minds. Although, social media is not without its consequences.
With changes like these in lifestyle, where much of our communication, leisure and entertainment is online, and our smartphones being an essential part of everyday life, questions are arising concerning what technology may be doing to us and if technology is a threat to our health and wellbeing. Digital technology may give us many advantages in our everyday life, as well as benefiting our wellbeing. Online communication supporting existing relationships with friends and family can benefit our self-esteem and social connectedness. It can also make it easier to stay connected with friends and family while living abroad, which can