Thursday, July 27, 2017

Amazon 1492: secret health tech project (CNBC)

Also see Amazon said to have secret team working on health tech efforts, much like Apple (9to5Mac)

"The new team is currently looking at opportunities that involve pushing and pulling data from legacy electronic medical record systems. If successful, Amazon could make that information available to consumers and their doctors. It is also hoping to build a platform for telemedicine, which in turn could make it easier for people to have virtual consultations with doctors, one of the people said.

The group is also exploring health applications for existing Amazon hardware, including Echo and Dash Wand. Hospitals and doctor's offices have already dabbled in developing skills for Amazon's voice assistant Alexa, which presents a big opportunity for the e-commerce company."
Amazon 1492: secret health tech project
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