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New roads to the health care of tomorrow

The new mobility ecosystem could expand patient access to care—but accident-avoiding self-driving cars might mean empty emergency rooms. The future …

It's time to dispel the myths of automation

Automation is a topic on which most people have an opinion. The level of knowledge on the subject varies greatly, as does the amount of fear that …

The Human Transition To Autonomous Vehicles - Artefact

When autonomous vehicles (AVs) finally become ubiquitous, their impact will be profound for business and society. They will rewrite the economics of …

Old system, new service: the Jersey Post health innovation

As the pressure on A&E departments continues to make headlines over the Christmas period, the urgency with which new innovations are needed is …

Blockchain-Enabled Air Taxi System Closes Angel Round

The maker of a blockchain-enabled air taxi system, VIMANA Global has closed its angel round and launched a private pre-sale whitelist, the first …

Solar powered robot taxis could change the face of travel

A silent revolution is arriving on our streets. Before too long, commuters will use their mobiles to summon fully autonomous robot taxis. These will …

In Rwanda, Drones Deliver Medical Supplies to Remote Areas

Such services help people in isolated regions—and could yield lessons for making shipments elsewhere<p>MUHANGA, Rwanda—Long before the drone flew into view, the nurse standing in the driveway at Kabgayi Hospital in central Rwanda could hear its mosquito whine. As it soared overhead, the small airship …

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Uber’s Unintended Influence: A 7 percent Reduction in Ambulance Usage

“It’s not life threatening, but I can’t drive…Call an Uber.” An unlikely phrase muttered 10 years ago. However with the boom in ride-sharing services …

Watch a Drone Help Save the Lives of Australian Swimmers in Historic Use of Technology From the Beach

<i>Updated |</i> Drones were used to save the lives of two swimmers off the coast of Australia on Thursday in a historic use of the technology. Life guards …

On the Road Again: How Self-Driving Vehicles Will Help Older Adults Stay Connected with Friends, Family and Their Community

December 6, 2017 | Written by: Sheila Zinck<p>Share this post:<p>According to the recent IBV study, Loneliness and the aging population: How businesses and …

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HiRO the Drone Will Change Emergency Medical Treatment

“I remember thinking, 'I can see my grandma’s house. But an ambulance can’t get out there!'”<p>Shortly after five o’clock on a Sunday evening in …

The Driverless Car Is a Great Opportunity for Healthcare

The latest developments in the car industry point towards the realization that within years we will travel by driverless cars everywhere. These …

Delivering medical supplies into the remote Amazon is a big challenge, but drones could help

Delivering medical supplies into the heart of the Amazonian rainforest is no easy feat. So a group within BD, a medical technology manufacturer, is …

Who Needs A Hospital, When This Self-Driving Doctor Comes To You?

A new concept called Aim brings the doctor to you, in a self-driving car.<p>Even those of us fortunate enough to have good health insurance will often put off seeing a doctor when we probably should. Often it’s simply a matter of logistics. We feel like we can’t take the time off work, or arrange …

Drones will begin delivering blood and medicine in the US

After launching in Rwanda, Zipline brings its fleet of medical drones to three US states<p>A startup that uses drones to deliver medicine and blood to remote areas of Rwanda is launching a similar program in the US. California-based Zipline will bring its drone delivery program to rural and remote …

Switzerland Is Getting A Network Of Medical Delivery Drones

Matternet’s new system will let hospitals quickly move samples to labs and get extra blood for emergencies. It’s the first of its kind operating in a dense, urban environment.<p>When a hospital needs to rush a delivery from a lab somewhere else in a densely populated city–for example, when a surgeon …

To Prevent Drone Traffic Jams, Kansas Came Up With A Unique System

The Sunflower State is the first in the nation to adopt a system that lets drone operators, both commercial and recreational, easily share data that can ensure safe use of airspace.<p>If you’re not from Kansas, you might think of it as a sparsely populated farming state that airplanes tend to fly over …

Medical Drones Will Thrive in Healthcare: A Safe Road to Health

Time is crucial in healing, no matter whether it's about a natural disaster, heart attack or an organ transplant. In future medical emergencies, …

Self-driving cars are coming – but are we ready?

It’s been 60 years since the cover of Popular Mechanics magazine gave us the promise of flying cars. But our personal mobility options remain, today …

New video about innovative transportation of blood samples

The Danish company Timedico, inventor of the solution Tempus600, has produced a new video about the world’s longest underground pipeline for rapid …

Waymo teaches its autonomous cars to detect emergency vehicles

Before self-driving cars can truly take over our roads, they have to be able to give way to ambulances and other emergency vehicles. That's why Waymo has begun training its autonomous Chrysler minivans to be able to recognize what they look and sound like in real life situations. Alphabet's …

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A CEO action plan for workplace automation

Senior executives need to understand the tactical as well as strategic opportunities, redesign their organizations, and commit to helping shape the …

Driverless ambulances could be the future of healthcare

Driverless ambulances and drone doctors: The hi-tech future of healthcare revealed<p><b>Driverless ambulances could take some of the strain off emergency</b> …

Robocars Could Add $7 Trillion to the Global Economy

Mention autonomous vehicles, and people conjure two visions of the future. The rosy picture features a world in which cars zip around by themselves, …

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Blood Delivery Drones Are Revolutionizing Healthcare In Rwanda

<i>This story appeared in the May 31, 2017 issue of Level Up by Forbes newsletter.</i><p>Rwanda’s infrastructure is so poor it can take four hours for life-saving medical supplies to be delivered to its rural regions. But by using drones to bypass dilapidated roads, robotics company Zipline is working to …

Drones hold promise for delivering blood samples to labs

Samples for routine blood tests can be transported for as long as 40 minutes by small aerial drone without affecting laboratory results, Johns …