Ernest Quintana, Senior Vice President And Chronic Lung Disease discussed on WBZ Midday News

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Element has always been a critical part of caring for the sick. But that might be changing. The family of a California man says that they are devastated that doctors used a robot to tell him he was dying seventy eight year old Ernest Quintana taken to Kaiser permanent day medical center in Fremont with chronic lung disease. He was in intensive care when a telemedicine robot rolled into his room and a doctor told him by video call that he would likely die within days. His granddaughter Annalisa will harm took a cell phone video of the consultation one. Comfortable. Quintana died two days after being admitted to the hospital a senior vice president at the hospital said its policy is to have a nurse

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