As we read last week the use of robots and artificial intelligence in healthcare around the world is growing. Whilst many have embraced this innovation and identified positive outcomes such as lower costs and efficiency, there have also been concerns relating to the future of healthcare professionals within the industry.

 

How important is the human element of diagnosis and procedure within healthcare? Will robots of the future be able to provide the psychological support needed to patients who need long term care?

 

Our view is that the application of robotics is certainly revolutionising the medical world. Through streamlining roles within the sector, robots and physicians are able to provide a far more comprehensive service adding value and saving time.

 

An article in Tech Times by Louise Chan also looks at these questions and gives some sound examples.