ITGS

2.4 Health

Topic

Examples

Diagnostic and therapeutic tools

Surgery, prosthetic devices, diagnostic technology, rehabilitation, patient monitoring, individualized IT solutions for disabled people, accessibility. Disease tracking, Personal health monitoring, Remote patient monitoring, Virtual reality therapy, others

Medical information, administration, marketing and sales

Medical advice, e-prescriptions, telemedicine, electronic health records, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), international health cards. Online health advice, E-Prescriptions, Telemedicine, others

Medical research

Global collaboration, database for the Human Genome Project, improving patient rehabilitation. IT for Health awareness and advice, Computer models for healthcare, Patient simulators, others

Psychological and physical considerations

Internet addiction, repetitive strain injury (RSI), ergonomics. Computer accessibility for disabled users, Prosthetic devices, others

IT has revolutionized medicine. With the increasing size of the world’s population, the effective management of health care using IT systems will become even more important.


The 2.4 Health Website


The ITGS Health unit will be studied through a student created website. Students will be divided into groups to work on a specific aspect of the Strand 2.4 Health section of ITGS.  The overall goal is to provided a detailed and definitive resources that will demonstrate competency in your assigned section and learn from other sections for the Health Final Exam.


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