Health-Tracking Robots – Automations Battle Against COVID-19 | UiPath
David Neo is global services leader for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region at UiPath.
As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) swept across Wuhan, China, sickening scores of residents and pushing hospitals in the Hubei province city to breaking point, the Chinese authorities pulled off the unthinkable. Makeshift hospitals, each built within days, sprung up quickly to ease the patient load.
One 1,600-bed pop-up hospital was completed in just 12 days. The engineering marvel opened on February 8, 2020 in an abandoned parking lot. But within the hospital, staff had to rely mostly on a manual system for administrative work, which further strained the limited manpower.