TITLE

Robotics' Human Element

AUTHOR(S)
Riell, Howard
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
FoodService Director;5/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of a robotics system to move food to four patient towers at Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC) in Columbus. The network-linked robotic food transport carts are run via a wireless network. The automated carts boost quality and safety by permitting staffers to monitor tray temperatures as they travel among the campus's six buildings. It has also reduced the number of employee accidents associated with pushing and pulling carts.
ACCESSION #
25205339

 

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