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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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HIMSS19 – Consumer and Patient Engagement Need Voice Technology

Feb 21, 2019 By Kristi Ebong, MPH, MBA | SVP Corporate Strategy at Orbita IN connected health, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN smart speakers

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 patients to invest in their own health journey. However, successful patient engagement plans must be forged in simplicity. And reading is no longer a simple thing to ask of patients. Fortunately, the tools are here to completely revamp the...

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