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Doctors, patients connected: Robot improves access to neurologist
Merced Sun-Star

Patients at Mercy Medical Center will soon have access to a neurologist 24 hours a day every day. The hospital recently got a medical robot that will help connect patients with a neurologist in Sacramento within a matter of minutes. The robot will be primarily used in patients who are presenting warning signs and symptoms of a stroke, said Amanda Lantzy, accreditation manager and stroke program coordinator at Mercy.