‘Patient-minding robots’ at some PRMC bedsides - AvaSure

‘Patient-minding robots’ at some PRMC bedsides

Peterson Regional Medical Center has purchased 10 “AvaSure TeleSitter” robots as a way for a single assigned staff member per shift to keep eyes on multiple patients who are deemed to need to be observed continuously.

Each TeleSitter mobile device is basically a 360-degree camera mounted on top of a pole above a two-way audio speaker; and this vertical assembly sits on an omni-directional wheelbase.

The whole assembly stands more than 6 feet tall; and can be wheeled into a patient’s room to stand across from the foot or side of the hospital bed, to be watching and listening.

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