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Robot Helps Tricky Nurse Scheduling

2016 18 Jul

A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is taking the role of robots in healthcare beyond the current norm of instructing them with commands.MIT thinks this model will soon change with the development of robots that advise hospital staff on decision-making. A research... Read more

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An Introduction to Robots in Anaesthesia

2016 30 May

Technological advancement has made robots an integral part of several fields, including medicine. This article provides an overview of the application of robots to anaesthesia, highlighting recent developments. Pharmacological robots are closed-loop systems, able to precisely titrate the dose of anaesthetic drugs to a preset value, concerning hypnosis,... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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Xenex Offers Industry’s First HAI Reduction Guarantee

2015 29 Jun

Global concern about antibiotic resistance and the spread of deadly viruses like MERS and Ebola is at an all-time high. Meanwhile, a recent Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) progress report found that U.S. hospitals have not met national healthcare associated infection (HAI) reduction goals. As evidence of the Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot™’s... Read more

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Robots Raise Adnexal Surgery Costs, Complications

2014 21 Oct

According to a new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, using surgical robots for procedures on the ovaries, fallopian tubes or ovarian cysts is associated with higher costs and does not produce better outcomes. The study showed that robotically assisted adnexal surgery had a small but statistically significant increase in complication... Read more


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