The HIPAA era for Amazon’s Alexa has arrived, opening new possibilities for how senior living providers and residents might utilize the voice technology. Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) launched Alexa’s secure medical skill kit Thursday. Through the new kit, select entities are allowed to build Alexa skills that securely send and receive protected patient health information. So […]
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