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GE Healthcare Delves Into Medical Robots


2/1/2013 8:46:53 AM

GE Healthcare looks for ways to automate healthcare processes by leveraging the power of the "Industrial Internet." Healthcare giant GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) is taking a new approach to hospital robotics, aiming to leverage the "Industrial Internet" to develop automated systems that manage surgical tools. Research scientists working with GE Healthcare and the Dept. of the Veteran's Affairs are building prototype systems that will be able to locate, sort, sterilize and deliver surgical tools with minimal oversight. The teams are looking at technologies already used in industrial settings, modifying them to perform tasks such as sterilization of surgical instruments, assembly of medical kits as needed and delivery to the appropriate operating room at designated times.

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