NSK is working to assist society by developing new service robot technology, including robotic devices for moving patients in medical settings. In October 2021, the company joined a Japanese government initiative to implement robotic technology in hospitals and help prevent the spread of Covid-19. NSK is now working to develop its robotic technologies further through dialogue with frontline medical staff.
Deenova announced the second generation of its all-in-1 robot, able to automatically repack in unit dose, all medication forms: oral solids and liquids such as ampoules, syringes, vials and all types of patches sachet and suppositories.
A UK healthcare AI company says winning the ‘Nobel Prize’ in biopharmaceutical research for its X-ray analysis algorithm is important proof of the scientific validity of using Machine Learning in diagnosis.
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UVD Robots joins Ecolab’s global infection prevention offerings
As new coronavirus variants spread, the growth in demand for infection prevention solutions using UV-C light is projected to reach $18.94 billion by 2030, witnessing an annual growth rate of 59.7% from 2021 to 2030. Further fueling the demand is the rise in hospital acquired infections (HAIs) globally causing more fatalities due to the increase in antibiotic resistance from even simple infections.
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CxO Stories: ‘Data changes the world faster than ever, we need automation’
In a recent edition of CxO Stories for the Nordics (Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland) C-level executives discussed trends and made some predictions for next year about what lies ahead for the CIO. At the heart of it all is the ever growing importance of data, and the way automation can help in successfully leveraging these data. A prima example of this is healthcare.
Beyond Imagination, in conjunction with Dr. David Wensel at TRU PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Center in Lafayette, Colorado, started the first planned real-world test of their newly completed, fully functional Version 1.0 robot known as Beomni. This is the first public trial of Beomni, an advanced humanoid robot with an evolving AI brain aimed at tele-medicine.
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Could RPA help the NHS cope better with the aftermath of COVID?
Data-intensive tasks such as managing inventories, processing patient data and scheduling appointments can be handed to software robots, which can process data in a fraction of the time and more accurately than their human colleagues. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can help healthcare systems overcome the challenges of a post-COVID world. We decided to ask Head of Public Sector UK and Ireland at UiPath, Ian McGregor, for more detail.