Alexa, I Want to Talk to a Doctor

Alexa, I Want to Talk to a Doctor

Alexa made it to the big leagues. When we first wrote about Amazon’s smart voice assistant Alexa’s role in digital health the topics included applications such as on-demand news and weather reports for visually impaired people, explaining medications, and...
Passive Fall Detection Teams Up With Alexa [video]

Passive Fall Detection Teams Up With Alexa [video]

Last September Amazon announced Alexa Together, an elder care subscription service. On December 7, Amazon launched Alexa Together with a free, limited-time six-month trial. The same day, Vayyar Imaging announced its launch of Vayyar Care, the company’s touchless...
CES 2021: Ask Alexa About Your Blood Pressure

CES 2021: Ask Alexa About Your Blood Pressure

Digital voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri send us reminders, answer questions, and provide music and entertainment at our spoken command. We’ve written about several medical and health-related Alexa Skills such as...
Want Info About a Medicine? Ask Alexa

Want Info About a Medicine? Ask Alexa

There is seemingly no end to applications for digital voice assistants such as Siri, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa. We’ve written several times about Alexa Skills developed for health and medical applications. Ambulance and EMS personnel associated with...