Surabaya, February 2021 – ITTelkom Surabaya handed over assistance of Funeral Crane to the RSUA as a form of concern and effort in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic as a higher education institution that can provide solutions to domestic problems. The handover was carried out on Wednesday, February 16, 2021 which was attended by the Rector of ITTelkom Surabaya, Dr. Tri Arief Sardjono, S.T., M.T., Vice Rector II Agus Sulistya, S.T. M.Sc. Ph.D and Vice Rector III Ir. Tri Agus Djoko Kuntcoro, M.T. along with staff and students who were then greeted directly by the Main Director of RSUA Prof. Dr. Nasronudin, dr., Sp.PD., K-PTI. FINASIM and its staff in the Airlangga King Room, 8th floor of RSUA.
“This is our honor, RSUA. For a long time, we have been hearing about ITTelkom Surabaya, which is very enthusiastic and interested in developing innovative and useful resources for innovation. Through the assistance of this instrument in the future, we expect that both sides will have synergies. In addition, as of today, we can be an innovative vehicle for ITTelkom Surabaya academics. Innovative and creative instruments must also be fitted for hospitals. I think ITTelkom Surabaya can pick up parts from us, there are actually a lot of medical devices you can build yourself. students or lecturers who want to be innovative or have an internship here, please.” Nasronudin said in his speech.
The new version 3.0 is the submitted Funeral Crane, which is more efficient and reliable. It only takes 38 seconds to lower the chest into a remote controlled burrow. The innovation in the handling of Covid-19 is direct proof of the Indonesian people's constitution, in which case ITTelkom Surabaya does not want to be silent, explained the Chancellor of ITTelkom Surabaya, how the concept of making this revolutionary instrument first appeared.
“Funeral Crane departs from the premise that we always see the challenges faced by medical colleagues in carrying out the task of covering bodies in order to hope that this will help in the future. We're even going to educate you with how to use it so that you don't immediately let it go. From there we also hope that there will be input so please do a trial and we will carry out further development based on suggestions from friends as well.” explained Tri Arief Sardjono.
Four hospitals will be equipped with this crane invention, one of which is the Unair Hospital, which was previously awarded for the first time to the city government of Surabaya. Three other hospitals will follow, namely Sidoarjo Hospital, Siti Hajar Hospital and Malang PSC Hospital (Public Safety Center).