Texas A&M University develops self-driving van for telehealth visits 

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The driverless van features tech for monitoring high blood pressure and other crucial signs along with measuring the patients height and weight. Once in the van, the client can videoconference with the doctor for the appointment and send their vitals data to help support their overall care strategy..

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A team of College Station-based Texas A&M University scientists is constructing a self-governing van equipped with telehealth innovations to help deliver care to clients lacking transport alternatives, according to local CBS affiliate KBTX..

The service, called Endeavride, is developed to accommodate people who lack access to transport or health care. Nolanville, Texas, will be the first city in the U.S. to evaluate out the innovation, which Texas A&M stated it intends to release statewide in the near future, according to the Nov. 5 report..

Jackie Drees –
Friday, November 6th, 2020