The Journal of Medical Investigation
Online ISSN : 1349-6867
Print ISSN : 1343-1420
ISSN-L : 1343-1420
Research, Technology, Education & Scholarship in the Fourth Industrial Revolution [4IR] : Influences in Nursing and the Health Sciences
Michael Joseph S. DiñoIrvin L. Ong
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2019 Volume 66 Issue 1.2 Pages 3-7


Abstract : The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) generated considerable interests among scholars, informaticists and educational leaders around the globe. This industry shift brings with it exciting opportunities and inevitable challengesto various industries and professional practices including the health sciences. The purpose of the article is to illuminate the influences of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the research,education and technology on Nursing and the Health Sciences. This article is organized as follows : the historical developments in the evolution of nursing images, industries and technologies in healthcare praxis, juxtaposing of current and impending trends and their impact on education, research and scholarship, and education in the healthcare sector. This article concludes with shared insights on several creative and proactive solutions in preparing for, creating new technologies, and mitigating the effects of the upcoming revolution. J. Med. Invest. 66 : 3-7, February, 2019

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