Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 500–700 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Complete the following tasks:
- Research and discuss 1 piece of federal legislation that has affected the use of medical technology.
- Explain how changes in medical technology affect health care costs.
- Discuss 1–2 current trends in medical technology and how those trends are expected to impact the performance of the U.S. health care system and public health.