‘Robot doctor’ used to deliver bad news to patient: US

Is this the future of hospital care? A family reveals how a robot told their grandfather he was dying

A bereaved family have told how they were aghast when a medical ‘robot doctor’ rolled into their grandfather’s hospital room and delivered the news that he had just days to live.

US media outlets have reported that Ernest Quintana, 78, went to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center’s emergency department in Fremont, California, last week.