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WCU releases second video showing advancements in telemedical drone

Medical student Guy Paul Cooper, Jr. (left) and Italo Subbarao, associate dean of preclinical sciences at William Carey Universtiy, developed the HIRO drone about one year ago. Photo credit WDAM. Medical student Guy Paul Cooper, Jr. (left) and Italo Subbarao, associate dean of preclinical sciences at William Carey Universtiy, developed the HIRO drone about one year ago. Photo credit WDAM.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A new promotional video from William Carey University is showing how a recently-developed telemedical drone can integrate into local 911 systems. 

It demonstrates how the Health Integrated Rescue Operations (HIRO) drone can deliver medical supplies and coordinate life saving measures within an emergency response system.

WCU associate dean of preclinical sciences Italo Subbarao and medical student Guy Paul Cooper, Jr., first developed it about one year ago.  

It's the second video promoting the system. 

"These videos for us are a demonstration of kind of where we are within the space of the project and really, how far we've come," said Subbarao. 

"We've integrated a lot more things, as far as our technologies and even the ability of the provider to use medications," said Cooper. "So, initially, we were doing oral medications, and now, we've worked in injectable medications and just the protocols surrounding that." 

Subbarao and Cooper hope one day to deploy of fleet of HIRO drones across the country, particularly to rural and under-served areas. 

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