Health Informatics Technology Innovations and HealthcareTo prepare for this Discussion, search the..

Health Informatics

Technology Innovations and HealthcareTo prepare for this Discussion, search the Walden Library or the Internet for a technological innovation in healthcare (ex: Blue button; telemedicine; computing; video gaming in healthcare; robotic and computer-assisted surgeries; simulation devices, etc.). This innovation should be different than the mobile device you discussed in Week 3.By Day 4, post a summary of the innovation. Be sure to include comprehensive responses to the following:

·         What is the technological innovation and how is it used?

·         Whom will it impact?

·         How could it improve healthcare quality and delivery?

·         How might the innovation evolve in the future?

Support your explanation with weekly readings and the resource/s you found.

Learning Resources

Required Resources


·         Video and Web Article: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2009, April 13). Games for health: Get well.  Retrieved from


·         Topical Study Guide

·         Schiavo, R. (2008). Digital marketing: The rise of e-health: Current trends and topics on online health communications. Journal of Medical Marketing, 8(1), 9–18.

·         Whittaker, R., & Smith, M. (2008). M-health—Using mobile phones for healthy behaviour change. International Journal of Mobile Marketing, 3(2), 80–85.

·         World Health Organization. (2011). mHealth: New horizons for health through mobile technologies. Retrieved from[PDF] Sections 1.2, section 2, and section 3.


·         American Telemedicine Association. (May 2006.) Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Health Information Technology. Retrieved from

·         Health Information Technology. (n.d.). About Blue Button. Retrieved from

·         Healthcare Informatics (2012, February, 28). Top Ten Tech Trends 2012: A Time of Exhilaration and Anxiety. Retrieved from

·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Telehealth. Retrieved from

·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Rural Health IT Adoption Toolbox. Retrieved from

·         Versal, N. (2012, February 1). 9 Tech Innovations For Your Health. Retrieved from

APA Style 250-350 words(not including references)