image credit: Pexels

‘Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?’ Patients in the UK are using Amazon’s tech for aches and pains

July 10, 2019


The U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) is working with tech giant Amazon to provide people with “reliable health information” via voice assisted technology.

Authorities said Wednesday that the technology would enable patients to “get professional, NHS-verified health information in seconds” using simple voice commands.

An algorithm will use information from the NHS website to give patients answers to questions like “Alexa, what are the symptoms of chickenpox?” and “Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?”.

Read More on CNBC