Will Hospital Robots Be The Nurses Of The Future?

Will Hospital Robots Be The Nurses Of The Future?
technology

Thousands of "service robots" are expected to be introduced in the next few years to take over a variety of tasks.

Emma Hutchings
  • 16 march 2012

In the next few years, tasks like delivering medication and food or transporting laundry and trash could be carried out by specially-developed “service robots” in hospitals. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, thousands of these robots are expected to be introduced in the U.S. as the elderly population grows and the health-care system tries to find ways of dealing with increasing costs and a shortage of doctors and nurses. The article explains:

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