Nursebots: The Future of Healthcare

My lovely wife is contributing to one of the greatest supply and demand problems of our time – and doesn’t even know it. Let me explain before I get in too much hot water. My wife became a registered nurse since 2006, but currently takes care of our four eating machines (kids) full-time at home. Though a blessing for our family, she represents one more RN out of the manpower-starved healthcare workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that, by 2022, more than one million registered nursing jobs will be unfilled. This is even with 19% growth in the nursing labor force by that year. What compounds this issue is that by 2030, 69 million people, or roughly 20% of the U.S. population, will be senior citizens. So, we face a nursing…


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