Medical robotics: The future of treatment

FOCUS_Medical robotics_1Technology has brought us driverless cars, love-bots, robo-cops and now, robo-docs.

Currently, thousands of robots are already engaged in medical activities, mostly related to diagnosis, health monitoring, surgery and even with the recovery of patients.

While it’s expected that the robotic sector will see significant growth over the next five years, there are still concerns about the accuracy of the machines when operating without the assistance of human specialists.

The presence of robots in medicine has already been a reality for several years. The global medical robotic systems market was valued at $7.47 million in 2014 and the sales of medical robots reached 1,224 units worldwide in the same year.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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