Auris Health, an Ethicon subsidiary, received FDA clearance for Monarch for endourological procedures in May 2022.
Prescribing a robot ‘intervention’
According to Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Research’s Nicole Robinson, research studies on the impact of social robot interventions there have been few and unsophisticated. There is good news… the results are encouraging. As our world struggles with mental health and substance use disorders affecting 970 million people and counting (according to 2017 figures),…
Robotic Technology Transforms the Operating Room
Locally, robotic technology is transforming the OR, with the help of the da Vinci Surgical System. This new surgical technology brings patients less pain, blood loss, scarring and recovery time. At Stamford Hospital, the public can see and touch the da Vinci at an upcoming seminar led by two robotic surgeons. “Advanced Robotic Techniques – […]
In the past, we engineers were charged with considerations such as Design for Manufacturing, Design for Assembly, cost targets, production targets, margin targets, tooling considerations, lead-time and other factors. Now, the new consideration is Design for Disassembly, sometimes referred to as Design for Destruction. Just as manufacturing or assembling is a process to be optimized, […]