Why robots could soon replace our doctors

Tech is already saving lives around the world. Here’s a snapshot:

Created by IBM to aid diagnosis and management plans for cancer patients.

The Icon Group in Australia announced a planned deal with IBM in June 2017

Used for a variety of surgical procedures in which surgeon’s hand movements are robotically recreated. Available in Australia and around the world.

This cute robotic seal has been used for 15 years in hospitals and aged-care homes worldwide to reduce stress and improve socialisation.

A surgical robot that can independently suture soft tissue (with surgeon supervision). It’s only used at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington for now.

This chatbot app checks in daily to help users monitor their mental health. Free to download from the App Store.

Sources: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/lifestyle/health/body-soul-daily/why-robots-could-soon-replace-our-doctors/news-story/9c33db2f25e0fff6184603b38cdc641f

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