Digital Robotics Help Clinicians Put Patients First
Battling Burnout With Technology
The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on the well-being of healthcare workers worldwide. Three years later, with staffing shortages and heavy workloads, many are still feeling the effects. A recent study investigated work overload among healthcare workers and reported approximately 50% of all respondents reported burnout, with the highest levels among nurses and other clinical staff.
To maintain exceptional patient care while prioritizing staff well-being, teams at Northwestern Medicine turned to an unexpected ally — robots.