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The (robotic) doctor will see you now

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The FINANCIAL -- According to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in the era of social distancing, using robots for some health care interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between health care workers and sick patients. However, a key question that needs to be answered is how patients will react to a robot entering the exam room.…

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The (robotic) doctor will see you now

7 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- According to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in the era of social distancing, using robots for some health care interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between health care workers and sick patients. However, a key question that needs to be answered is how patients will react to a robot entering the…

CABIM secures $76M in funding for manufacturing and innovation center

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The FINANCIAL -- The Massachusetts Center for Advanced Biological Innovation and Manufacturing (CABIM) announced that it has secured $76 million in financing and signed a lease for a 40,000 square-foot site in Watertown at The Arsenal on the Charles owned and operated by Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Formed in late 2019, CABIM aims to…

Accenture and MIT launched Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology

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The FINANCIAL — Building on their trailblazing partnership of more than 15 years, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and MIT today launched the MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology. The new initiative brings together Accenture’s technology, strategy and industry experts and the best minds from across MIT to explore how the convergence of industry and…