Medical Drones: The Life-Saving Potential Of Unmanned Aircraft

Some know them as unmanned aerial vehicles and others refer to them as drones. Like it or not, drones are here to stay – but with that they are bringing many life-saving opportunities. One of these benefits is made possible with what we know as medical drones.

The healthcare has always been developing. Nowadays, we have machinery of all kinds and types – and tons of healing methods that have become sophisticated and (in some cases) painless. However, what medicine could never tackle is time.

If you think about it, time is what is most crucial in healing. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a traffic accident, a heart attack or an organ transplant, time is what remains a challenge and is something that needs a better solution.

In 2018, it looks like we have a solution for time in healthcare. It is coming in the shape of drones which will fly the extra mile and deliver drugs, vaccines, blood and even organs. The name of these drones is medical drones – and the opportunities under them are pretty impressive.

In A Nutshell: How Do Mobile Drones Work?

From amusement parks to skiing resorts, cities and even oceans, mobile drones are here to save lives in all areas which are filled with people enjoying their time. In times when it is more than difficult to transfer medicine to the right patient or injured person, mobile drones are the perfect answer covering any long distance or hard-to-reach areas and scenarios.

What started as drones for entertainment evolved to drones used in aerial photography, monitoring races and even landscaping. It was certainly Amazon which created a buzz around drones in delivery and started exploring their potential.

By Phillip Smith | dronebelow

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About Peter Coffaro 629 Articles
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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