Legal Update: Robotic surgery - cutting through the insurance implications

07 Mar 2017

Greg McEwen investigates the insurance implications where advancements in technology for healthcare and surgery are concerned - who is liable when the robot malfunctions?

Robotic surgery has contributed to 119 injuries and one patient death in the US. Currently, insurers reimburse both robotic and non-robotic surgeries at the same rate - but do the benefits of robot-assisted surgery outweigh the risks?

Click here to read Greg's full article as published by Post Magazine.


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