'We’re already seeing that some specific tasks in health care are quite possibly more amenable to being [done] by machines,' says McGill prof.
Sen. Kelvin Ogilvie says robotics in health care is an area where 'Canada is really out in front in terms of the research capability, especially in the area of artificial intelligence.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Robotics have a growing and essential role in the health-care systems in Canada and a Senate study into the issue is hoping to shed light on where the technology can best help Canadians.
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Barring residents who haven’t been vaccinated from travelling to another province may be the unlikeliest of scenarios, but Prof. Krishnamurthy says he sees certificates being used to confer benefits to pass holders.