Perspectives from Orbita

Perspectives on how conversational AI redefines the patient journey and powers automation with empathy in healthcare and life sciences.
Aug 31, 2020 Alexa for Healthcare: Amazon Takes a Next Step with HIPAA Amazon has rolled out an update to their program for HIPAA-eligible Alexa skills.   Read more
https://go.orbita.ai/alexa-hipaa-consult Apr 4, 2019 Amazon Alexa is now HIPAA-Eligible. What's Next? Big News, but Just the beginning These days, big news stories in healthcare are just as likely to come from large technology companies as from major… Read more
Feb 21, 2019 HIMSS19 – Consumer and Patient Engagement Need Voice Technology Take-home pamphlets and regular physician check-ins have run their course in the history of patient engagement. These have long been the means of getting… Read more
Jun 5, 2018 Errant Alexa Communications Are Rare. The Benefit of Voice in Healthcare is Real Cell phone pocket calls occur every day, with the first “butt dial” likely happening shortly after the very first person thought it was a good idea to… Read more
Mar 14, 2018 Leveraging Conversational Experiences to Address Aging-in-Place Needs of Older Adults Recently, Aging 2.0, a global network focused on a collaborative, lifestyle-oriented, opportunity-driven approach to aging, published information on eight… Read more
googlehome_hero-1 Jan 17, 2018 Why Voice? Why Now? Making the Case for Voice Say this question to yourself: Why voice? There. In the less than one second it took you to say it, you’ve answered the question. In this blog post, we’ll… Read more
Jul 6, 2017 Voice Assistants Working with Mobile Apps Over the last two years we’ve experienced the impact of voice assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home, which are providing a new channel for users to… Read more
Jun 16, 2017 Which Alexa device is right for home healthcare? Since Alexa (Amazon’s voice control system) and Echo (Amazon’s first Alexa-driven device) were brought out late in 2014, Amazon introduced a number of… Read more
May 24, 2017 Echo Show: the power of show and tell Amazon’s recent announcement of Echo Show – a touchscreen device with Alexa voice technology built in – got a generally favorable reception, but in that… Read more
Feb 27, 2017 The Power of Voice Part 2: How Voice Assistants Can Improve Healthcare Outcomes Part 1 "The Power of Voice Experiences for Elderly in Home Healthcare" outlines the differnt voice technologies available and how they can help with the… Read more
Jan 6, 2017 Amazon Alexa at CES 2017: Implications for Healthcare The press releases and news stories have been pouring in from CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week and Amazon Alexa appears to have dominated the show. Read more