Search Tag: robotics

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New Navigation System to Guide Robots in Emergency Rooms

2021 14 May

Emergency departments (ED) can be crowded, busy, face-paced spaces manned by healthcare workers (HWC) who are overworked and often under stress. Robots have been used in some clinical settings to help lessen the burden of HCWs, by engaging in non-value added tasks, such as material delivery and patient triage, as well as and providing support to patients... Read more

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Robots in Healthcare: Challenges of Integration

2021 26 Apr

With his main research belonging to marketing domain, Prof González-Jiménez’s academic interest in the last few years has expanded to applications of robotics in different sectors including healthcare. He talks with HealthManagement.org about the ‘human’ dimension of the robotics deployment in healthcare setting, covering issues such as perception... Read more

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IntelliSys 2021

2021 02 Sep

IntelliSys 2021 has been moved to a fully virtual conference.. Read more

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Cover Story: Patient Transformers

2020 22 Oct

Today’s patient is armed, informed and fully engaged in their care delivery. How does this abundance of knowledge change hospital systems and care delivery? How much is the patient already a care consumer with choices - and is there such a thing as too much choice? What innovative ideas is the market offering to face these challenges?... Read more

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Technology Can Make Endoscopy Safer

2020 14 Oct

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common malignancy globally, yet more than half of cases are diagnosed late because of excess demand for colonoscopy, the current gold standard for screening. However, a combination of new technologies, such as robotics and computer vision, can help in improving the situation, a new study shows.  ... Read more

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COVID-19 Paving the Way for Robots in Healthcare

2020 28 Sep

HealthManagement.org spoke to Héctor González-Jiménez, Associate Professor in Marketing at ESCP Business School in Madrid and researcher about COVID-19 and the use of robotics in diagnosis and treatment. Héctor is interested in interdisciplinary research that addresses phenomena on the self and consumption. Currently, his work spans areas such... Read more

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Robotic Surgery Reduces Hospital Stay Length

2020 25 Feb

Meet "Versius", a new robot that performs minimal access surgery (MAS), helping to reduce complications and pain in patients. The new technology debuted in Europe when Western General Hospital in Edinburgh started using the robot to carry out keyhole surgical procedures. Since then, Versius has been performing a range of colorectal surgeries, including... Read more

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Doomsday Threat of Automation Taking Jobs Unfounded Says Canadian Government

2020 08 Jan

The Canadian government has said a ‘doomsday’ scenario where automation would make half of Canadian jobs redundant as ‘overstated’.   However, top government officials have said that there could be challenges in some parts of the economy following a briefing last summer that, over the next 15 to 20 years, 11% of jobs in Canada could... Read more

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9 Tech Trends Taking off in 2020

2019 11 Nov

Technology continues to transform healthcare through increased efficiency in work processes, leading to better delivery of care. For the incoming year, 2020, expect growing applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning aimed at advancing disease risk prediction. Expanding AI use will likely have a ripple effect, such as in genomic... Read more

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IntelliSys 2020

2020 03 Sep

IntelliSys 2020 CHANGED TO VIRTUAL CONFERENCE  Read more