Why do nurses need transport buddies?
Globally, there is an all-time high shortage of nurses. In the EU, the shortage is anticipated to reach 2.3M by 2030, and in Denmark alone since 2001, the activity growth in hospitals is 4 times the number of nurses.
An international survey of 2,500 nurses in July 2022 reported that 64% of nurses are looking to leave the healthcare profession, a nearly 40% increase from the surveys conducted in 2021. Three-quarters of those surveyed admitted having experienced burnout, experienced trauma, extreme stress or PTSD.
Surveying nurses different Danish Hospitals, we found that nurses spend only 40.1% of their time with the patient.
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We are an ambitious Copenhagen-based robotics startup addressing one of the major challenges facing healthcare - the shortage of nurses. Together we are on a mission to develop innovative and unique robots to assist nurses by automating transportation activities in hospital wards, reduce nurse burnout and strengthen the healthcare system to continue to deliver world-class patient care.
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