NHS turns to Amazon’s Alexa to deliver health advice

11 Jul 2019

The plan is to give patients – especially the elderly, blind and those unable to access the internet through traditional means – access to information verified by the National Health Service (NHS) by using voice commands.

Amazon last year purchased the online pharmacy PillPack and a tie-up with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase in the US aimed at cutting health costs for hundreds of thousands of their employees.