Modern healthcare technology in recent years has made great strides. Health care technology is responsible for people living longer, people surviving deadly diseases, etc. Now health care IT professionals have found a way for paralyzed patients to start doing things for themselves. The latest in health technology has invented a way for a paralyzed woman to use her mind to move a robotic arm to get herself a drink. For the story please read below:
By Julie Steenhuysen
New Advances in Healthcare Technology:
Using just her thoughts, a 58-year-old paralyzed woman instructed a robotic arm to grasp a cup of coffee and guide it to her mouth where she sipped from a straw, the first drink she has been able to serve herself in 15 years.
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Healthcare technology is capable of wonderful things. In order to accomplish these tasks they need highly qualified health care information technology professionals willing to imagine the impossible. Luke’s robot hand does not seem so far fetched now.
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