Discuss Technology’s Impact on Population Health
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing
relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.
By the due date assigned, post a response to one of the two
discussion topics below, using information from the lectures, reading
assignments, library resources, and Internet resources. All responses should be
posted to the Discussion Area.
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Advances in technology have fed the explosion of wearable
devices and patient self-monitoring. How can nurses leverage this technology to
promote healthy lifestyles and improved compliance with self-care and
There are vast quantities of consumer data available today.
For example, every time you use your grocery store loyalty card, data about what
you purchased is collected, analyzed, and saved. This data in the hands of
population health professionals can contribute to the creation of healthy
lifestyle programs. However, the same data in the hands of health insurance
plans could lead to higher insurance costs of denial of insurance. Should there
be regulations on how these consumer data are used? nsg3039 – Technology’s Impact on Population Health
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even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. All comments
should be posted to the Discussion Area nsg3039 – Technology’s Impact on Population Health.