Amazon has announced two new programs for this Healthcare and leisure are centered around the home. Medium , Hospitals and senior living communities can run their own custom versions of voice assistants.
Retirement homes can enter Alexa so residents can keep in touch with family and friends, keep in touch with staff, participate in activities and engage with other members of the community. Staff members can use Alexa to spread the word, and of course, voice assistants can still be used for things like connected devices and smart TV controls.
Amazon’s goal with the healthcare program is, among other things, to allow staff members to visit patients without entering their home. Instead, patients can ask nurses questions, and they will be able to answer short questions without leaving their station. In addition, they may ask Alexa to play music or podcasts. Like the Senior Living program, care providers can use Alexa for announcements. This program is based on a At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Alexa is a version for healthcare providers that Amazon has been working on for some time. A The company was making hardware and software for healthcare projects and those rumors . In 2019, Amazon rolls out , Which helps providers manage people’s prescriptions and provide blood glucose readings and tips for people with diabetes. There is more to it For the past few years.
Amazon is not the only major technology company with an interest in healthcare. Microsoft In an AI for Health program and it Speech tech company Nuance to buy for .7 19.7 billion earlier this year to boost AI, cloud and healthcare ambitions.
Google, in the meantime, has worked closely with some healthcare providers. It is To open an office in Rochester, Minnesota this year. The Mayo Clinic is headquartered there and both sides plan to cooperate further.
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