Robotic Technology enabling Healthcare in Scotland

When: 16th Jan 2018, 17:15 - 16th Jan 2018, 19:00
Where: Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HG
Town/City: Dundee
Organiser: BCS Tayside & Fife Branch
Price: Free of charge to both BCS and Non BCS Members
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Synopsis:

Ubiquitous technology underpins healthcare in Scotland. Increasingly robotics is being adopted for medicines management, surgical procedures, hospital logistics and even care of the elderly in their own homes. How far can we or should we go in removing the human touch?

Followed by Branch EGM to elect a chair to replace Ken Forbes who has unfortunately resigned for health reasons.

About the speaker:

Dr Katie Maclure is a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer with the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences at Robert Gordon University. A former lecturer in computing, Dr MacLure's general research interests are in the areas of ehealth, digital literacy, pharmacy practice and research methods. Katie is a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS; Education Liaison Officer, Aberdeen branch), Pharmaceutical Scientist member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (SRPharmS), registered with the Association of Internet Researchers and member of the Digital Health Institute.

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