TOPIC: Emerging Technology Brief
New health care innovations offer the advanced registered nurse an opportunity to apply emerging technologies in practice to improve quality and patient outcomes. For this assignment, research an emerging health care technology that you think has the potential to overcome current or emerging barriers to care.
Write a 500-word brief that provides an overview of the technology, its purpose, and how it would function in a health care setting, including any ethical or legal issues that would accompany the incorporation of the technology. Discuss how this technology could improve access to care and promote patient safety and quality.
Refer to the Topic 6 materials for samples and resources to help you construct your brief.
You are required to cite five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.
APA style is required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
Read Chapters 12 and 15 in Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession. URL: https://www.gcumedia.com/digital-resources/jones-and-bartlett/2016/advanced-practice-nursing_essential-knowledge-for-the-profession_3e.php Read Chapters 2, 9, 10, 11, and 13 in Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge. URL: https://www.gcumedia.com/digital-resources/jones-and-bartlett/2017/nursing-informatics-and-the-foundation-of-knowledge_4e.php Read “EMR vs EHR – What Is the Difference?” by Garrett and Seidman (2011), located on the Health IT Buzz website. URL: https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/electronic-health-and-medical-records/emr-vs-ehr-difference/ Read “What Is the Difference Between Health Informatics and Health Information Management?” by Kirshner, located on the Oregon Institute of Technology website. URL: http://www.oit.edu/docs/default-source/programs-information-technology-documents/health-informatics/what-is-the-difference-between-hi-him.pdf?sfvrsn=2 Read “Quality Measures,” located on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website (2016). URL: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/QualityMeasures/index.html Explore the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) website. URL: http://www.ahima.org/ Explore the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website. URL: http://www.ahrq.gov/ Read “Writing an Issue Brief,” located on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy website (2016). This resource will help you complete your Topic 6 assignment. URL: https://www.aacp.org/article/writing-issue-brief Read “The Mechanics of Writing a Policy Brief,” by DeMarco and Tufts, from Nursing Outlook (2014). This resource will help you complete your Topic 6 assignment. URL: http://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554%2814%2900057-8/abstract Explore the issue briefs available on the Expert Policy Analysis page of the American Nurses Association (ANA) website. This resource will help you complete your Topic 6 assignment. URL: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/Positions-and-Resolutions/Issue-Briefs Explore the issue briefs available on the ACNM Library page of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) website. This resource will help you complete your Topic 6 assignment. URL: https://www.midwife.org/default.aspx?bid=59&cat=7&button=Search