Robotic process automation can drive billion-dollar savings in healthcare, says Alsbridge

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Advisory company Alsbridge predicted that deploying smart robots to improve the efficiency of claims processing could generate billion-dollar savings for the healthcare industry. 

“Robotic process automation (RPA) offers a cost-effective strategy to significantly increase the rate of healthcare claims automation and drive cost savings,” said Rod Dunlap, a director in Alsbridge’s RPA practice.

“Insurers struggling to update aging, inflexible legacy systems or grappling with the price tag of new technology platforms now have an alternative option.”  Continue reading Robotic process automation can drive billion-dollar savings in healthcare, says Alsbridge

The growing power of robots in today’s economy and society

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MCU Field Robotics Centre’s Dante robot

As robots are fast becoming our co-workers, we take a look at when and where this alliance began. By James Hall, CEO of Genfour

The first autonomous robots joined the workforce at a General Motors plant in 1961, where they performed tasks like welding car bodies together.

In the decades that followed, robots performed an increasing share of industrial factory work, but always alone – their inventors, George Deyol and Joseph Engelberger, deemed them too dangerous to work around people.  Continue reading The growing power of robots in today’s economy and society

50 ways to love your robot – by Genfour boss

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Genfour has signed a pact with the robot

To celebrate National Robot Week, Genfour has compiled 50 reasons to respect and welcome our robotic companions to the workplace. Article, published exclusively on Robotics and Automation News, courtesy of James Hall, CEO of Genfour

Technological change is surging at unprecedented new speeds, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are at the forefront of this development.

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, the working relationship between man and machine is becoming ever more intertwined, creating new jobs and reshaping the traditional structure of the workplace.  Continue reading 50 ways to love your robot – by Genfour boss