Last time we talked about what the medical deserts are, and how technology can alleviate them.
This time our topic is how to enable healthcare access and improve outcomes in rural communities, and urgency through faster and more efficient transport of critical medical supplies. One possible way of transport and supply medical deserts is to use drones. Because of fast evolution of the related technology, the capability, and safety of drones is fast improving too.
Trials with special drones explore the potential for several use cases:
➡️ between medical facilities
➡️ to patients directly
➡️ in emergency cases
➡️ diagnostics via computer vision and AI
➡️ with a lot of safety features, not to harm anyone
➡️ Launching systems
There are a lot of trials in US, UK and many other countries ongoing and I think soon it will become more and more usual to have this systems commercial operational.
Here an example for a trial in UK:
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