As part of the news, Amazon also announced number of partnerships which include enabling patients to reorder prescriptions and get updates from hospitals.
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Amazon Comprehend Medical is capable of reading clinical notes, prescriptions and audio transcripts and decoding the information contained within it.
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Our latest round-up from the cyber security world includes BlackBerry’s new quantum-resistant cryptography tools and an educational cyber security game.
Apple, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Salesforce will work together to drive common standards for exchanging health information in the US.
Sources have claimed the deal is worth around £760 million ($1 billion) with both parties expecting the deal to go through towards the latter half of 2018.
Ali Parsa sat down with Digital Health News at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit in London to talk about innovation within the NHS and how he believes innovators should not be afraid to “disrupt” the health tech market.
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Internal documents, obtained by CNBC, reveal that a group of around ‘a dozen people’ are asked with making Alexa ‘more useful in the health-care field’, specifically targeting diabetes management, care for mothers and infants as well as the older generation.
Apple’s play into the healthcare ecosystem could open up new models of healthcare delivery, the resemblance of which may not be million miles from today’s most popular digital services.
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Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new service for Amazon’s Alexa which delivers NHS approved breastfeeding advice directly to new parents.
The founder of WeMa, a digital platform that links up patients with healthcare services, has labelled it ‘the Amazon for care’.