Healthcare: more time for better care

Intelligent automation solutions in the healthcare sector free staff from administrative tasks, giving them the time they need to look after the top priority: their patients. KUKA has been a pioneer in this industry for decades.

Focus on the patient

Optimal patient care is the central focus of the healthcare industry. This calls for one thing above all else: time.

Intelligent automation concepts developed specifically for healthcare requirements allow more efficient work processes. They can improve patient diagnostics and provide less-invasive surgical options, which improve patient satisfaction. Individual solutions relieve healthcare staff of redundant administrative tasks that have previously cost them a lot of time. This frees up valuable human resources that can be invested in the direct patient care.

At the same time, healthcare automation eases the physical burden on staff and reduces the risk of human error to a minimum – an essential factor for high-quality medical care.

KUKA automation solutions healthcare

KUKA and Swisslog are global leaders in the field of healthcare automation solutions. We have more than 60 years of experience in the healthcare sector and more than 100 years in automation.

We enable you to optimize your supply chain management and make hospital processes even more efficient – for example in the distribution of medication, material handling, warehouse management and data analysis. Our healthcare robots navigate autonomously through the building, interacting automatically with elevators and doors.

Our solutions are individually tailored to your needs. They lower laboratory and personnel costs, reduce the total expenditure and give staff the time they urgently need for looking after their patients – a key differentiating factor in the hospital of the future.

KUKA offers state-of-the-art automation solutions for healthcare applications.

Full service from KUKA

KUKA and Swisslog provide you with full services from a single source in healthcare. We are the only company worldwide that combines expertise in robotics, transport automation, medication and supply chain management and logistics centers for holistic solutions.

Our innovative technologies are interoperable, can be optimally integrated into your existing workflow and make you a technology leader in the healthcare industry.

We address the global challenges in healthcare with end-to-end automation solutions. These help our customers boost their efficiency and free personnel from non-value added activities. Thus, caregivers are able to concentrate on what matters most: their patients.

Stephan Sonderegger, CEO, Swisslog Healthcare
KUKA and Swisslog have more than 60 years of experience in the healthcare sector and more than 100 years in automation.

Healthcare research

We believe in innovation – especially in the healthcare sector. As a pioneer in the concept of Industrie 4.0, we strive to achieve the best possible results through automation and data exchange for process efficiency and patient outcomes.

For this reason, we collaborate with renowned research institutions, such as the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology, RWTH Aachen University, the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington and the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. Jointly, we develop and test the best robot-based assistance systems for doctors and patients – such as 3D X-ray systems or medical robots for rehabilitation centers and home-based care.

We also partner with leading companies such as Siemens Healthcare. In collaboration with them, we develop intelligent healthcare automation solutions under real project conditions.

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