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Questions Covered in the Solution
1. Consider: How can IT be used by healthcare in the event of a crisis? Imagine a scenario where a natural disaster hits a region of the United States. How can you deal with the aftermath (death, relocation, destruction, infrastructure, shortages)? Start with the WHO’s Disaster Risk Management outline. http://www.who.int/hac/events/drm_fact_sheet_overview.pdf
2. Next, select three technologies that are being used or being developed to help manage disasters as they occur. Summarize each one and list the benefits and potential uses.
3. Finally, create a brief proposal for a healthcare organization based in Florida aimed at improving disaster relief/response through the addition of a particular technology/technologies listed above.
Sample of Solution
Since, the core capacity of IT integrations into Healthcare is the realization of coordination, rapidity, and consistency without vulnerabilities. Hence, even in the event of crisis Healthcare can efficiently use IT to handle the situation’s unfortunate exposure. In the event of an emergency, that can be individual-centric or community-wide, by using IT Healthcare provider would be able to realize the situation of the crisis driven person. Eventually, they would be able to coordinate instantaneously with the concerned personnel that can provide the emergency assistance in the minimum possible time. Effectively, with the use of artificial intelligence and integrated queueing analysis, authorities would be able to prioritize the circumstances to efficiently manage the crisis. Moreover, the technological support would eventually enhance communication, information sharing, the efficiency of resource allocation and coordination among the hospitals and emergency medical services. While also creating convenience for the individuals to report their critical situations.