New Robot Allows Doctors To Diagnose From The Golf Course

Posted: Aug 19 2004, 3:17am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:49pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


New Robot allows Doctors to Diagnose from the Golf Course
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UC Davis Medical Center pilots a remote diagnostic robot called Rudy.

The robot allows doctors to remotly visit patients and interact with them. Controlled via a joystick the 5 feet tall robot moves around in the hospital. Voice of the doctor is transmitted through the robot. Apperantly such a robot could save cost. I say it can free up more time for docs to hit the golf course.
Full Story and more photos on the Sacramento Bee.

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