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CBH introduces RETA, the life-saving robot

Nathan Pummell, left, a Clara Barton Hospital ER nurse, named the telemedicine robot, RETA at the hospital. He received a Kindle Fire for his award winning entry. Right is Curt Colson, president and CEO of CBH.

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HOISINGTON — With the pride of a new father, Curt Colson, president and CEO of Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, introduced the newest member of the CBH family, RETA, at the chamber of commerce coffee on Thursday.
“We’re here to introduce something cool and exciting,” said Colson. “It’s a new venture for us.”
RETA, the telemedicine robot, will increase the level of care emergent stroke patients will receive in the Clara Barton service area. The robot will allow consultation with a neurologist within 10 minutes of arrival at the hospital.
“Last year, we treated 26 stroke patients,” said Colson ...


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