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The Power of Voice – PM360

“Alexa, please refill my prescription for lisinopril and have it mailed to my office.”<p>Commands like those may soon become a common occurrence, which …

Mobile Devices

Google is hiring people to work on improving visits to the doctor's office with voice and touch technology

Google is beefing up an early-stage research project called Medical Digital Assist as it explores ways to use artificial intelligence to improve …

Artificial Intelligence

Alexa may one day be more than a smart assistant — she wants to be your doctor

A visit to the doctor may one day be a visit to your living room, where you can have a conversation with your Amazon Echo — or more specifically, …

Health Startup 'Notable' Announces Apple Watch App to Automatically Record Doctor Visits

A new health-focused startup called Notable today announced its first app for Apple Watch, which aims to automatically record and digitize visits to the doctor as well as "eliminate the vast majority of clinical administrative work." Using deep learning algorithms, AI, and natural language …

How to Build Amazon Alexa Skills That Sound Natural

We’re simple beings. When we say things, we like to be understood. When other people say things, we like to understand them. Whether it’s a living …

Your voice is about to take control of your life

In 5 years, voice tech will help doctors diagnose and operate, carmakers provide customized web content, HR professionals judge job applicants and …

Clinical trials test how Amazon’s Alexa can fit into healthcare

<b>by</b> <b>Jaimy Lee</b><b>, News Editor at LinkedIn</b><p><i>Welcome to the weekly Premium Report, which highlights industry trends, job moves and healthcare openings. Not a</i> …

How Amazon's Alexa Technology is Transforming Healthcare

Have the sniffles? Forget “Dr. Google,” where a cursory search of symptoms may incorrectly point you toward a cancer diagnosis. Amazon Alexa, the …

Mayo Clinic

What Will Health Care Look Like Once Smart Speakers Are Everywhere?

Voice-powered technologies such as Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, and Cortana, are changing the way people shop, drive cars, and manage their homes. Studies have suggested that, by 2020, 50% of all searches will be conducted by voice and smart speakers are expected to reach 55% of U.S. households …

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A computer analyzing speech-patterns can now predict the onset of psychosis

An international team of researchers, including a core group of IBM computer scientists, has successfully tested a machine learning algorithm that …

Smartphone app uses cough sounds to diagnoses respiratory disease

ResApp Health Limited, a digital health company producing smartphone applications for the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease, has begun …

We Can Hear You Now: Voice Interfaces in Health Care

January 17, 2018 Comments (0) Views: 58 Explore<p><i>An ILN ExponentialTech Tuesday</i><p>What do the phrases “speech recognition,” “natural language processing,” …

mHealth Startup Uses a Smartphone App to Detect Sickness in Speech

November 13, 2017 - An Israeli startup’s new mHealth app for treating COPD targets a familiar paint point in digital health – getting the user to …

Dr. Alexa? What Amazon might do in health care

SAN FRANCISCO — Paging Dr. Alexa?<p>As the U.S. health care industry shifts, Amazon is quietly moving in directions that suggest the company may be planning to deliver prescriptions, not just books, clothes and other merchandise.<p>“It’s entirely likely Amazon will play a role in health care. They’re a …

Health Care

The Internet of Voice in Health: Why It’s Time to Pay Attention

According to the Future Today Institute, about 50% of our interactions with computers will be via voice by 2023.Voice interfaces are already having …

Voice interfaces will revolutionize patient engagement

The healthcare industry is abuzz over consumer engagement and empowerment, spurred by a strong belief that when patients become more engaged in their own care, better outcomes and reduced costs will result.<p>Nevertheless, from the perspective of many patients, navigating the healthcare ecosystem is …

Alexa, Can You Fix Healthcare?

Last week I went to an event focused on the Amazon Alexa and applications for the management of diabetes that were developed in response to the Alexa …

Rise of chat-driven health tech signals ‘paradigm shift’ for user interfaces

A number of chatbot offerings were demoed at a special AI-focused session of the Health 2.0 annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Monday. …

Amazon's Alexa now offers health advice from the Mayo Clinic

Basic health information and advice provided by the Mayo Clinic is now available on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices. Owners who have downloaded the Mayo …

This Seattle start-up is building an Amazon Alexa for health care

As a result, hospitals are already tinkering with Amazon's voice technology Alexa. And businesses like Augmedix are leveraging Google's Glass …

Voice technology isn’t just a trend; it’s a paradigm shift | Luminary Labs

If you’ve been waiting to see if voice-enabled solutions are the real deal or a flash in the pan, wait no longer. This year alone, more than 35 …

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The new voice of patient engagement is a computer.

By Rachel Z. Arndt | July 31, 2017<p>Alexa can order your groceries, hail you a ride and tell you how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon (it's …

How Can Voice Tech Help Health Behavior Change? The Alexa Diabetes Challenge

I’ve gotten to do some cool work things lately. One big one is getting involved in the Alexa Diabetes Challenge, sponsored by Merck & Co., and …

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Apple's next gen AirPods tipped to offer serious health tracking

Evidence continues to mount that Apple is looking at smartening up its AirPods with biometric sensors to track your health and fitness.<p>The latest …

Amazon Is Launching A Series Of Alexa Training Workshops Worldwide

By engaging directly with the worldwide developer community, Amazon is seeding interest in building for its Alexa platform<p>Amazon and Intel are …

Voice Enabled Healthcare - Progress Toward Zero Interface

I will be featuring sessions and topics from the conference between now and October. A good mix of sessions on new innovations and implementation in …