Amazon Alexa supports care providers with senior living product
Amazon has introduced Alexa Smart Properties for Senior Living, supporting care home facilitities to offer more support and personalised care to residents.
Amazon reportedly ‘closing down its primary care service’
An internal memo has revealed the company has determined that Amazon Care was not “the right long-term solution” for customers.
Amazon to buy One Medical for approximately £3.3bn
One Medical makes it easier for patients to schedule their appointments, renew prescriptions and ultimately advance health outcomes.
Amazon adds Care Hub features to Alexa for US customers
A set of care features called the Care Hub are now available to Amazon Alexa customers in the US and are designed to help older people keep independence.
Amazon makes its move into the health sector with online pharmacy
Amazon has made its move into the health sector and launched its own online pharmacy service which will allow customers to buy prescription medication.
Big tech companies called upon for Covid-19 testing and data processing
Amazon and Delloitte are among the companies who will help the department deliver testing kits and collate patient data on Covid-19.
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NHS partners with tech giants to develop Covid-19 data platform
The platform connects the Government and other national organisations responsible for coordinating the UK’s response to “secure, reliable and timely data”.
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NHS bosses meet with tech giants to discuss commercial patient database
A secretive meeting, held on 24 October, saw discussions around collecting patient data to improve healthcare services and potentially profit from it.
Privacy organisation raises concerns over NHS and Amazon deal
The information could allow the multi-billion-pound tech company to make, advertise and sell their own products based on what it’s collected from the NHS.
Amazon acquires symptom triaging platform Health Navigator
Health Navigator will join Amazon’s new Amazon Care Group, a digital health clinic for Amazon employees launched by the company in September.