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Robots helping front line medical staff keep safe

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As personal protective equipment in hospitals is in short supply these days, figuring out ways to reduce the exposure of medical workers to coronavirus patients while treating them at the same time is essential to ensure the safety of those best equipped to combat the pandemic. Turning robots into medical helpers could be one way to approach that.

Boston Dynamics has added custom designed mounts to its dog-like Spot robot, turning it into a mobile telemedicine platform, which has been interfacing between doctors and patients in a Boston hospital for several weeks.

https://www.optimistdaily.com/2020/04/these-life-like-robots-are-helping-frontline-medical-staff-keep-safe/

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By Lynn Wood

27 April 2020

 
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