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Five Ways Robotics Will Assist the Medical World in 2018

Here’s our quick look forward at the ways in which we envision robots impacting medical practitioners this year.

By Stuart Kozlick

With another year comes another round of work on the part of robotics developers to introduce new devices into medical spaces, such as hospitals, clinics, and operating rooms.

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News & Events

Robotics in Ontario’s Health Care System: A Decision That Could Have Disastrous Consequences

On August 8th, we learned that a committee of experts advised the Ontario government not to invest in new medical robotics technology to be used in radical prostatectomy (prostate ablation). This news may seem commonplace—however, it is the first step towards the “third-worldization” of our health care system.

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Industry insights

Doctors Replaced by Robots? Wait a Minute…

In its July 10th web edition, Forbes magazine published an article with a disturbing title: “Prepare yourself, robots will soon replace doctors in the healthcare.” This statement is clearly exaggerated and requires further explanation.

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Industry insights

Robotics: Evolution, Fears and Reality

Modern robotics can be very fascinating and helpful to society, but for a lot of people the thought of robots and humans living alongside each other is still new and frightening. But are these fears justified?

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