Lamy, Tamar Title: Technology Tools

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1. 4th Tool: Glooko

1.1. Description: Individuals with diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes have a lot of aspects of their health that they need to manage. Glooko is a app developed to allow physicians to monitor and assists patients with their blood glucose levels and other important aspects of their health that effect their diabetes. This specific tool, Glooko, falls under the larger tool "mobile health (mHealth), a subset of telemedicine and health information technology, [which] encompasses the use of mobile communication devices" (Drincic, et al., 2016, p.2). An overall beneficial tool for allowing patients to take control and improve their healths.

2. 1st Tool: Electronic Health Record

2.1. Description: Electronic health records make it easier for businesses to improve their efficacy in delivering care. This technology tool has the capability to "reduce medical errors" (Hillestad, et al., 2005, p. 1). The purpose of electronic health records is the same as traditional health records, but they are more efficient when it comes to storage and patient accuracy.

3. 2nd Tool: Computerized Physician Order Entry

3.1. Description: The technology of computerized physician order entries deals ensures legibility when it comes to " the medication ordering process" (Khanna & Yen, 2014). There is "no handwriting" (Khanna & Yen, 2014) which ensures a reduction in the errors of orders, and it increases the capacity of health care as a business. With less errors within the orders of medication the amount of accurate prescriptions being received increases. Thus, this creates a more effective service.

4. 3rd Tool: Personal Medical Devices

4.1. Description: Personal Medical Devices are technologies that can be carried, worn, or utilized to monitor the health of an individual. This type of health device is an "innovative, non-invasive monitoring technologies for continuous and autonomous transmission of physiological data" (Fang, et al., 2016, p.2). These watches or other types of monitors that can be used for medical data are essential for patients as they would be able to know and observe the effects of their lifestyle on their health.

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