Matternet's Delivery Drones Will Aid Hospitals in Switzerland

 - Oct 4, 2017
References: mttr.net & psfk
Switzerland has employed Matternet's medical delivery drones to help quicken the delivery of urgent supplies between hospitals.

In times of medical emergencies, hospitals need to act fast in the transport of time-sensitive tools and materials. Although delivery vehicles can serve as an efficient means of transportation, the risk of getting stuck in traffic or enduring a flat tire could hinder the process. To make the process more seamless, Switzerland will be launching a fleet of medical drones, which have a quicker response time. Drones can be requested and launched through a mobile app, landing at a neighboring hospital with necessary supplies or medical samples locked in a "protection box designed to contain biohazardous materials." The box has a QR code on top, ensuring heightened security, and efficient results.