Market for Global Medical Drones to Grow in the Next 5 Years

According to the latest Global Medical Drones Market Report, the global market for medical drones will grow in the next 5 years.

Here is a brief excerpt:

Telecommunication drones are being used for diagnosis and treatment, perioperative evaluation, and telementoring in remote areas. Drones have the potential to be reliable medical delivery platforms for microbiological and laboratory samples, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, emergency medical equipment, and patient transport. The global Medical Drones Market will rise at a significant rate during the forecast period, between 2020 and 2025.

With regard to the use of drones in the medical field, this went on spotlight during the last pandemic months as governments were doing their best to stem the rise of COVID-19.

For example, drone company Zipline partnered with a non-profit healthcare provider Novant Health back in May to distribute personal protective gear and medical equipment in North Carolina. See full story here.

Recently in China, medical logistics drones are being employed to deliver pathological specimens in the Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanhua University, located in Hunan Province. A report by CGTN says:

In the past, the hospital’s pathological specimens, blood and other medical samples had to be manually delivered to the pathology department building for inspection, which would take at least 20 minutes. The medical logistics drones have significantly cut each specimen’s travel time, earning patients in critical condition crucial minutes that could make the difference in their doctor’s ability to save their lives in an emergency. – Continue to read in full here.

Indeed, drones are fast becoming practical and invaluable technological tools in the medical and healthcare fields, playing a big role in the mission to save lives.


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