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KASPAR Social Robot Showcased at High Profile Science Fair in London

KASPAR Social Robot Showcased at High Profile Science Fair in London

KASPAR, the University of Hertfordshire’s social robot, has been recognised as one of the most important university science research projects in the UK and is being showcased at a high profile science fair in London today. [More]
Sarasota Memorial Hospital Acquires Tru-D SmartUVC™ Pathogen-Eliminating Robot

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Acquires Tru-D SmartUVC™ Pathogen-Eliminating Robot

Sarasota Memorial Hospital is the among the first of many hospitals in the state of Florida to recently deploy Tru-D SmartUVC™, the pathogen-eliminating robot that uses powerful ultraviolet light to eliminate harmful bacteria, spores and viruses in patient areas – ensuring the safest environment for both patients and staff. [More]
ACC.15: Preventice Solutions to Showcase Remote Patient Monitoring and Engagement Technologies

ACC.15: Preventice Solutions to Showcase Remote Patient Monitoring and Engagement Technologies

Preventice Solutions announced today that it will participate in the ACC.15, hosted by the American College of Cardiology on March 14-16, 2015 in San Diego, CA. Preventice Solutions will showcase its solutions for remote patient monitoring, education and engagement technologies. [More]
Telemedicine Offers Benefits in Effectiveness of Care and Health Outcomes

Telemedicine Offers Benefits in Effectiveness of Care and Health Outcomes

Although recently the subject of vigorous debate and controversy, telemedicine is expanding rapidly in many states. A new review of research on clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness related to telemedicine shows promising findings for a range of conditions, even as coverage variations and restrictions continue to pose challenges, according to a new report issued by Altarum Institute, “Telemedicine Today: The State of Affairs.” [More]
Prototype of Robotic Glove for Stroke Rehabilitation

Prototype of Robotic Glove for Stroke Rehabilitation

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and a team of European partners have developed a prototype of a robotic glove which stroke suffers can use in their own home to support rehabilitation and personal independence in receiving therapies. [More]
Intuitive Surgical Validates Ultra Clean Systems’ Triton-36 Instrument Cleaning System

Intuitive Surgical Validates Ultra Clean Systems’ Triton-36 Instrument Cleaning System

Ultra Clean Systems, Inc. has received special validation from Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of da Vinci® robotic surgical systems, for their Triton-36 Instrument Cleaning System. This approval reflects the unit's ability to perform at the highest standards in cleanliness currently in place for the sterile processing industry. Few companies have received this special validation for reprocessing robotic surgical instruments for re-use. [More]
Mazor Robotics Announces First Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for OCD Performed with Renaissance® Guidance System

Mazor Robotics Announces First Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for OCD Performed with Renaissance® Guidance System

Mazor Robotics, a global leader in the development and distribution of innovative surgical guidance systems for spine and brain surgery, announced today the first Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery performed with its Renaissance® Guidance System to treat patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). [More]
Xenex to Demonstrate Germ-Zapping Robot at Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference & Expo 2015

Xenex to Demonstrate Germ-Zapping Robot at Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference & Expo 2015

Interest in understanding the role of the operating room (OR) environment in transmission of surgical site infections (SSIs) has increased greatly in recent years. Numerous studies have shown that standard cleaning practices leave significant levels of contamination on OR surfaces and can contribute to SSIs, the most expensive hospital acquired infection (HAI) to treat. [More]
RxRobots Announces Delivery of MEDi Robots to Alberta Children's Hospital

RxRobots Announces Delivery of MEDi Robots to Alberta Children's Hospital

RxRobots™ announced today that it has delivered four MEDi® robots to Alberta Children's Hospital where MEDi® was developed along with plans to expand into the U.S. market this year. RxRobots builds applications for robots to interact with children while they are having painful medical procedures done, such as vaccinations and blood tests. [More]
Hudson Robotics and GeneThera Sign Worldwide Exclusive Collaboration Agreement

Hudson Robotics and GeneThera Sign Worldwide Exclusive Collaboration Agreement

GeneThera Inc. and Hudson Robotics Inc. announced today that they have entered into a worldwide exclusive collaboration agreement to develop the next generation of Integrated Automated Robotic Systems (IARS) molecular diagnostic platform for animal testing of Tuberculosis and Paratuberculosis. As part of the exclusive collaboration agreement, Hudson Robotics will receive a 10% equity ownership of GeneThera stock. [More]
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