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Transforming Digital Healthcare through the Power of Voice Assistants, Chat Bots, and Conversational Experiences.

Beyond HIPAA: Securing Voice Assistants for Healthcare Applications

May 23, 2019 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN security, IN HIPAA, IN voice assistants, IN smart speakers

An important announcement made by Amazon on April 4th bears repeating: “The Alexa Skills Kit now enables select Covered Entities and their Business Associates, subject to the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), to build Alexa skills that transmit and receive protected health information as part of an invite-only program.” 

In a recent Orbita blog post...

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When It Comes To A Digital Home Healthcare Platform, Should I Build My Own?

Jun 29, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN IoT, IN platforms, IN security, IN Healthcare

The market for home health care technology is poised for tremendous growth; there is no disagreement with that. The aging global population, advances in health care treatments, the move towards in-residence and outpatient care, and the new possibilities created by the Internet of Things (IoT) all synergize together to create incredible opportunities for existing and potential providers of...

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Who Owns My Data?

Nov 12, 2015 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN IoT, IN consumer experience, IN security, IN data, IN Privacy

We’ve often written about how connected experiences in the consumer Internet of Things (IoT) provide a powerful new channel for engaging and marketing to consumers.  In one post, we wrote about consumer app monetization. In another, we discussed IoT’s impact on advertising. The emergence of hyper-contextual marketing was the topic of yet another related post.

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