Alexa may be key to Amazon’s looming domination of the healthcare market


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  • Thursday, 18 Jul 2019

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Alexa, how do I become a healthcare player? 

Amazon announced its latest move in this direction last week by introducing a feature that allows British users of its Alexa digital assistant to ask for medical advice, with answers provided by Britain’s National Health Service. For example: “Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?” 

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