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FDA Approves First Robot For Hospital Use

Because you’ve always wanted to see your doctor through an iPad.
By Shaunacy Ferro
Posted 01.25.2013 at 2:00 pm

Robots are taking over the world. Robo-nurses have been around for a while, but in the quest to make healthcare more efficient, another medical robot could soon be coming to a hospital near you.

The FDA has just cleared RP-VITA, a telemedicine robot that can navigate autonomously, for hospital use. The doc-bot allows a doctor to consult with patients and hospital staff remotely through an iPad interface.

Read more: FDA Approves First Robot For Hospital Use | Popular Science.

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