Search Tag: robotics

IT Management

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

IT Management

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

IT Management

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

IT Management

Doctor Sophia the robot will see you now?

2019 13 May

“As the representative of the incredible capabilities robotics can offer, can you help forward the development and integration of advanced technological beings like yourself to provide point-of-care health services?” “You call yourself a "social robot" and you want to do good for humans. How far do you think you can go to save a human... Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 05 Feb

Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more

Executive Health Management

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

2018 22 Nov

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted surgery all it’s cracked up to be? We examine the da Vinci Surgical System to find out. With the da Vinci Surgical System, a cutting edge robot manufactured by the American company Intuitive Surgical and featuring a magnified... Read more

Executive Health Management

Robotics and AI to answer healthcare challenges

2018 21 Aug

With healthcare technology developing rapidly, how will it impact on the major conditions? Is complete takeover or a supporting role the best bet?   As technology explodes in so many industry verticals, healthcare is, most of the time, a puzzle that needs more unveiling and continued experimenting. Healthcare, as opposed to other... Read more

Health Management

Committing to the future of medicine

2018 25 Jan

T h e f u t u r e i s n o t s o f ar o f f a s a n e w bo o k o n f u t u r e he al t h c a r e s h o ws A new book r eleased by Jacobs Institu t e has its finger on the pulse of th e lightning-speed changes... Read more