Today, Alexa can order toilet paper. Tomorrow, it may save your life.

Dec 3, 2017

With ever expanding costs of healthcare around the world, and a rapidly aging global population, the challenge of how to make the future services affordable and intuitive for contemporary patients is huge. As with many of humanity’s great problems, we may turn to technology to solve it. Digital developer Y Media Labsbelieves it’s struck upon the solution with Amazon’s Alexa vocal assistant.

While hardware like Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot have made it possible for users to play music, find out information, and operate smart gadgets by voice alone, Y Media Labs sees greater potential. It’s been working on Alexa-powered prototypes that could revolutionize the way healthcare works for us, making it more self-sufficient and accessible.

Continue reading at: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/alexa-future-in-healthcare/