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April 28, 2012

Hospital, college team up to develop robotics

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By Donna Kelly, News Chief staff

Local professionals in education and medicine believe the future depends on harnessing the dexterity teenagers developed over years of playing computer games and combining it with the technology of robotics and basic knowledge of medical terms. Professionals at Winter Haven Hospital and Polk State College believe this could be the key to avoiding a shortage of doctors in the future. The hospital and the college are teaming up to provide rising high school seniors a chance to experience the thrill of operating a robotic arm during surgery through the Scholarobotic Academy June 25 through Aug. 8.

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