Amazons Alexa can play music, shop, hear the news and check the weather, and now is making its way into healthcare! Amazon has big plans for its devices. The idea is that Alexa could help doctors diagnose mental illness, autism, concussions, and Parkinson’s disease, It even hopes Alexa will detect when you’re having a heart attack. As of right now, Alexa can perform some healthcare-related tasks like tracking blood glucose levels, describe symptoms, access post-surgical care instructions, monitor home prescription deliveries and make same-day appointments at urgent care centers. Amazon has recently partnered with numerous healthcare companies to let consumers and employees use Alexa for healthcare purposes.
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