Alexa Gets 6 New Healthcare Skills and Ensures Patient Privacy | Amazon

Amazon.com is aiming to enable Alexa, its voice-activated digital assistant, to keep tabs on customers’ medicine and provide personal health updates. As part of an effort to expand into healthcare, Amazon took the first step last week announcing Alexa is HIPAA-compliant and that five healthcare companies including Cigna, Livongo Health and hospital partners have created new Alexa skills, enabling Alexa to make appointments at urgent … Continue reading Alexa Gets 6 New Healthcare Skills and Ensures Patient Privacy | Amazon

2019 Outlook/Trends: ‘Private partnerships with healthcare providers will increase’

Policy & Value-Based Care Healthcare Outlook: How the Industry Will Trend and Transform in 2019 This past year was a transformative one for healthcare. Here are five trends that will impact the health tech landscape in 2019. In a speech at an Alliance for Connected Care telehealth policy forum in November, CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Administrator Seema Verma spoke about how … Continue reading 2019 Outlook/Trends: ‘Private partnerships with healthcare providers will increase’