Advancements in medicine often mean new and better opportunities for patients in Pennsylvania. Nonetheless, furthering the technology and procedures used in medical care does present some problems. While future medical professionals may be prepared and ready to use these advancements, current medical professionals may have to play major catch-up if such advancements are going to be utilized. If medical facilities are not properly adapted for changes in medical treatments and procedures, this could mean medical errors and injured patients.
The beginning of this year was marked by a major medical announcement by the White House. Making a bold bid to do away with cancer, a nationwide "Moonshot" initiative was made. Mark Zuckerberg promised to bankroll research efforts for cancer, increasing the funding for brainstorming cures by billions of dollars. While these efforts have good intentions, such initiatives could be problematic for the current medical industry.