Drones That Will Revolutionize Healthcare
We are living in a generation of revolution in which many regions are making improvements and innovations. Similarly, the healthcare system is significantly modernized by the use of Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Drones have been appreciably utilized in war zone surveillance, anti-submarine battle, etc. however these days drones are also locating their manner in Medical infrastructure, but the adventure is in its preliminary phase.
In the near future, scientific drones are going to revolutionize the healthcare system. Various promising businesses throughout the globe are operating on many tasks of scientific drones to increase the development of scientific drones for modernizing the future of the healthcare system.
The competitive insight includes various global leading players which are actively working on medical drones and its applications. The article also includes market insight and IP insight which are respectively briefing about the growing market of medical drones and the major patents filers and jurisdictions.
Applications and Insights
There are many applications where drones are being used in the world of medical care.
Medical Transport: Drones are extensively used in transporting blood, medicines, vaccines, laboratory samples are other supplies to the patients and people. Drones are also being used for transporting patients. Various companies such as DHL, Zipline, Flirtey which is active in this application area of medical drones.
Public Relief: Drones are providing disaster relief and emergency evacuation facilities to a lot of people across the world. Drones are assisting in surgical procedures during harsh environments and battlefields. Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Ambulance drone guides people in performing CPR incase of a cardiac arrest.
Remote Diagnostics: Drones are extensively being used in remote diagnosis and treatment of patients. With the help of robot or Drones surgical operations can be performed in remote areas with help of remote guidance of surgeon. A Canadian company developed a Pandemic Drone to remotely detect and monitor people with respiratory infections. In China, the MicroMultiCopter company deployed drones to monitor and observe people during COVID-19 pandemic.
Disinfecting Areas: Drones are being used to spray disinfectant on public places. Disinfecting large areas or zones with drones is helping a lot in the fight against coronavirus. Lucid Drone Technologies, a US based company provided D1 Disinfecting Drones for disinfecting various areas. EagleHawk, a New York based firm developed drones to disinfect large areas during COVID-19.
In the future we can see various small indoor drones which can deliver medicines to the bed-side of patients, thus eliminating human need. This will make the delivery of medicines rapid. The hospital staff can run other errands as supplies can be transferred via drones. With the rise of drone technology, more out-patient and home-based care can be seen in the future where blood can be collected from patients for blood test and supplies can delivered to their homes via drones. Moreover, the organizations such as UNICEF are funding drones for making vaccines available in remote areas, thus enhancing the market growth of medical drones. Various initiatives are being taken by Governments across the world to enhance the growth of medical drones, thus medical drones are going to witness a lucrative growth over foreseeable future.