Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot helping doctors ‘remotely’ combat COVID-19

Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot helping doctors ‘remotely’ combat COVID-19

The American engineering and robotics design company – Boston Dynamics – recently announced that its quadruped Spot robot is already being used to assist in the COVID-19 treatment. The basic aim of the initiative is to reduce the infection rate of medical personnel by switching to telemedicine practice.

The hospital, Brigham And Women’s Hospital at Harvard University, has been using a Spot unit for remote triage of patients suspected of having COVID-19 since last week. “Today marks the second week of Spot’s presence at a local Boston hospital, Brigham and Women’s, where the robot is deployed as a mobile telemedicine platform, enabling healthcare providers to triage patients remotely,” The Verge quoted the statement. Company.

“We listen to their feedback on how Spot can do more, but are encouraged by their reports that using the robot has helped their nursing staff minimize the time they are exposed to potentially infectious patients,” the statement said. Currently, Spot is currently used to video conferencing with the initial assessment of suspected patients. (ANI)

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