Project HealthDrone

Drones carrying blood samples: Could save health service 200 million DKK a year through project HealthDroneproject healthdrone

Drones Carrying Blood Samples: Project HealthDrone Could Save Health Service 200 Million DKK A Year For three years, blood samples and medical equipment will be flown with drones between Odense, Svendborg and Ærø. Later, drones will also transport highly specialized healthcare professionals who need to arrive quickly. This will ensure better treatment and save the Danish health care system for…

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First Drone Delivered Vaccine Given in Vanuatu

The World's First Drone Delivered Vaccine Given in VanuatuJason Chute // UNICEF

The World’s First Drone Delivered Vaccine Given in Vanuatu UNICEF reports that one-month-old Joy Nowai today became the world’s first child to be given a vaccine delivered commercially by drone in a remote island in the South Pacific country of Vanuatu. The vaccine delivery covered almost 40 kilometers of rugged mountainous terrain from Dillon’s Bay on the west side of the island to…

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ASU To Innovate Military Health Care Logistics

ASU To Innovate Military Health Care Logistics; ASU awarded $2.4 million grant to fund DoD research projectgorodenkoff // iStock

ASU To Innovate Military Health Care Logistics; ASU awarded $2.4 million grant to fund DoD research project The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University has announced plans to provide strategic recommendations to the nation’s military to improve patient care for service members. ASU is partnering with Active Innovations, Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), and Expression Networks to develop recommendations for a…

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Zipline to start assembling drones in Rwanda

Zipline to start assembling drones in RwandaZipline

Zipline to start assembling drones in Rwanda The New Times reports that Zipline, a US-based company that operates the world’s only drone delivery system for urgent medicines such as blood and vaccine is set to unveil a drone assembling plant in Rwanda. Zipline launched operations in Muhanga district, Southern Rwanda,  about two years ago as the world’s first commercial regular drone delivery…

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Antibacterial Drones To Fight Staph Infections

Antibacterial Drones Effective Against Staph Infectionsshutterstock / Laboratory Equipment

Antibacterial Drones Effective Against Staph Infections Genomic “islands” that evolved from viruses can be converted into “drones” that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics and pose a threat to safe hospital care, a new study finds. Conducted by researchers from NYU School of Medicine and published online in the journal Nature Biotechnology on September 24, the study found that a…

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Who Launched A Drone Pilot Over WakeMed?

FAA & NCDOT Launch Drone Pilot Over WakeMedWakeMed

FAA & NCDOT Launch Drone Pilot Over WakeMed Biz Journal reports that a spinning quadcopter hits the sky over WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh Wednesday. The device, piloted by global drone delivery firm Matternet, part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP). For now the drone is on a data-gathering mission for the Federal Aviation Administration,…

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Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By Drone

Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By DroneTech Radar

Vampires Rejoice! Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By Drone Tech Radar reports that with the continual decline in the number of physical letters being posted, it’s perhaps no big surprise that postal services are always on the lookout for new ways to make a buck, and the CEO of Australia Post, Christine Holgate, has suggested one particularly new and innovative…

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H.R. 4 FAA Reauthorization Act Could Mean Changes

FAA Reauthorization Act could mean changes for air ambulance industrySheldon Cohen Photo

FAA Reauthorization Act Could Mean Changes For Air Ambulance Industry According to Verticle Magazine, Air ambulance providers in the United States could soon be required to distinguish between charges for air transportation and medical services in the bills they send to patients and insurers. H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act recently passed by the U.S. House of…

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Nationwide Drone Integration Pilot Program

Flirtey Partners With Four Governments Selected for Nationwide Drone Integration Pilot ProgramFlirtey

Flirtey Partners With Four Governments Selected for Nationwide Drone Integration Pilot Program Flirtey, the world’s leading drone delivery startup, today announced it has partnered with 4 of the 10 governments selected for the nationwide Drone Integration Pilot Program. Flirtey and its government partners will now have access to fast-tracked regulatory approvals as they work to expand lifesaving drone delivery operations…

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Fastest Delivery Drone In The World

Fastest Delivery Drone In The WorldZipline

Zipline Unveils The Fastest Delivery Drone In The World Zipline, an automated logistics company, has unveiled the fastest commercial delivery drone on earth. Zipline’s mission is to bring life-saving medicine to the most difficult to reach places on the planet. The Silicon Valley-based company operates the world’s first and only national scale drone delivery system, making thousands of deliveries per year. Zipline’s…

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