Medical robots: Nine exciting facts

xenex-def-imgDo you remember how Anakin Skywalker was seriously burnt and lost his legs in the third episode of Star Wars, The Revenge of the Sith? And do you also remember how robot surgeons did the best they could to save him? In the very near future, similarly amazing robots might come to healthcare to save our lives, too.

Medical robots don’t only exist in sci-fi movies, they are coming to healthcare. Robots can support, assist and extend the service health workers are offering. In jobs with repetitive and monotonous functions they could even obtain the capacity to completely replace humans, freeing up healthcare professionals for other tasks. If medical professionals want to utilize them successfully, they should learn more about them. Here are the nine most exciting medical robot facts.

By Dr. Bertalan Mesko | Hospital News (Canada)

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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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