Britain’s NHS to Copy Japan and Use Robots to Assist Dementia Patients

Published by , July 2, 2018 1:03 pm

(Telegraph) Britain’s National Health Secretary said NHS should follow Japan and employ robots to assist dementia patients and “virtual health coaches” to nudge families into healthier lifestyles as part of efforts to meet rising pressure on services. A recent review of health innovation promised “profound” shifts in the delivery of care within five years, with a major expansion in robotics and artificial intelligence.

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