Robot Doctors: How technology is transforming healthcare

vr-healthcare-1-e1477647645517The healthcare industry has benefited massively from technological innovation, from 3D printing to Artificial Intelligence. New tech has been used to train aspiring doctors and surgeons, plan complicated operations and even to carry out surgery. Despite the adoption of innovation within the sector, there’s a lot of pressure on healthcare to respond to the demands of a growing (and increasingly aged) population. As healthcare improves, so does the volume of people that need medical attention. Currently, only a third of the population can access safe and affordable surgery. According to the Lancet commission on global surgery, the surgical workforce will have to double by 2030 to meet the basic needs of the developing world. This necessary increase in productivity will be a daunting challenge for the industry, but disruptive technology is playing a large part in achieving this expansion. So how exactly can technology help to improve productivity in healthcare?

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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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