Ensuring equipment is calibrated according to industry or manufacturer standards is not easy. Calibration tools exist to test that high-value equipment is working according to a known set of operational standards.
Healthcare in the UK is going through seismic shifts, especially in NHS hospitals, trusts and medical centres; currently under pressure to find billions in savings whilst continuing to deliver on government targets.
Earlier in June 2016, a robot in Poole was used to remove cancer from a patient, whilst surgeons in Portugal watched and provided insight using a live-streamed video of this robot operation.
Believed to be the first time a robotic surgery procedure was live-streamed using satellite video, this could revolutionise surgery and operations. Continue Reading…