The switch from paper charts to Electronic Health Records (E.H.R) was supposed to make the health care industry more efficient, safer, and even less expensive. With the ability to quickly access millions of healthcare files and build upon a patient’s health history over time, the idea posed a solution for eliminating preventable errors to provide a higher quality of streamlined care.
The da Vinci surgical system is believed to be a one-of-kind medical breakthrough in the field of robotic-assisted surgery. Assisting in more than six million procedures to date, the da Vinci allows surgeons to perform high-risk procedures with minimally invasive methods. Manufacturers of the da Vinci claim it could one day change the landscape of all surgery, reducing the number of complications leading to life-threatening injuries.