HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Jennie Stuart Medical Center unveiled its newest addition to the hospital Wednesday morning - da Vinci.
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#36 Jun 17, 2013
Has anyone seen the lawyer commercials on tv about di Vinci robot. They are looking for people to file lawsuits that have been messed up by this thing!
#37 Jun 17, 2013
Any new technology will be pursued by lawyers....it is an easy target. In the majority of cases, though, it is unlikely that the robot caused someone's death. A physician still mastering the machine and how to utilize it? Possibly, but not the robot. To sue that company doesn't even make sense really. Surgery always involves risks. The same issues probably occurred when laparoscopic surgeries first came into regular use...there's a learning curve with all new things in medicine. If you don't want to chance it, opt for no surgery or for the more commonly used technique of the time. But I guarantee in 10 years, robot may be the norm and whatever newest surgical technology will be in the hot seat all of a sudden. If more people could just step into the OR and see stuff like this firsthand, the lawyers included, it would probably clear the air quite a bit.
#38 Jun 18, 2013
So there is a learning curve, so people are gonna die in the meantime? Lets face the truth so many lil home town hospitals want this machine so they can say look what we have. We can take better care of you because if this technology. They spent 2 million dollars on a robot, money that could have been spent on developing their HUMAN employees. It would be great if if this machine could help the staff, making rounds passing meds that kind of thing. But jsmc has chosen the spend money in this way and not on the under paid over worked staff. So in general patient care suffers its not an improvement. Like I said let jsmc keep running their stupid commercials about how great they are. But the people around here know the truth.
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