How technology benefits patient care? What happens when technology is absent? Does technology increase the cost of care? Does technology increase the quality of care?
We often hear that Canada offers healthcare to almost all of its citizens and the citizens never have to pay when they seek preventive care. This is not the same case in the United States. What are the differences that allow places such as Canada to offer a model of healthcare that differs from ours? Canada has a socialized style of medicine. Is this style necessary superior over what is offered in the United States? Canadian Health Care (Links to an external site.) and the United States Health Care (Links to an external site.) both have websites that explain the systems further. Click on the links to learn more. Here are some interesting facts from your readings about the US and Canada (Lovett-Scott & Prather, 2014):