da vinci robot assists RMC surgery (Feb. 7, 2011)
Bender. R2-D2. Hal. All the great robots have names, and now Rockdale Medical Center wants the public's help in finding a name for it's new da vinci surgical assistance robot.
The hospital will be holding an open house on April 13 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. for the public to come and test drive the new machine.
The da vinci SI, which remotely mimics the movement of a doctor's hands except with tools and pinchers far smaller than human hands, assists surgeons with laparoscopic surgeries and allows quicker recovery time for patients.
To enter the contest, send a name suggestion to RDMC.firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also fax it to770-918-3949, or mail it to Rockdale Medical Center, C/O Marketing Department, 1412 Milstead Avenue, Conyers, GA 30012
To view the contest rules, go to www.rockdalemedicalcenter.org. Names must be submitted by midnight April 13.