How Amazon Alexa & other voice technology apps can change healthcare delivery

Hospital IT professionals are increasingly tinkering with voice technology apps like Amazon Alexa to deliver routine medical information and help ease clinicians' safety concerns in the operating room, according to a CNBC report. Experts suggest there is a plethora of opportunities for voice technology. For example, physicians could use Alexa and similar apps to transcribe notes and document patient interactions, allowing them to spend more quality time with patients instead of with EHRs.

Jennifer Lannon