Friday Apr 24 2009 comments Robot debuts at Mercy Folsom By: By Don Chaddock, The Telegraph -A +A The Sisters of Mercy present a "thank you" award to Roxanne Elliott, right, and the entire family and the family's foundation for their donation to the hospital foundation. Dr. John Schaeffer, with the Mercy Neurological Institute, remotely operates "Elliott," the new telemedicine robot at Mercy Hospital in Folsom. Mercy Hospital Folsom President Don Hudson, left, looks on while the new telemedicine robot is unveiled at the hospital. Brian Spickard, of Elliott Homes, watches as the new telemedicine robot is unveiled at Mercy Hospital in Folsom. It is the first of its kind in use in the greater Sacramento area. Dr. John Schaeffer is shown on the new telemedicine robot's monitor. The doctor speak to and interact with patients during an exam to find out if they've suffered a stroke.