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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On the State of Healthcare Robotics

Very good overview,  with recent advances and challenges.

Healthcare Robotics   by Laurel D. Riek 

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 60 No. 11, Pages 68-78

The use of robots in healthcare represents an exciting opportunity to help a large number of people. Robots can be used to enable people with cognitive, sensory, and motor impairments, help people who are ill or injured, support caregivers, and aid the clinical workforce. This article highlights several recent advancements on these fronts, and discusses their impact on stakeholders. It also outlines several key technological, logistical, and design challenges faced in healthcare robot adoption, and suggests possible avenues for overcoming them. ...   "

Overview video:  https://vimeo.com/236438003

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