Alexa vs Siri

Amazon recently announced that snarky Alexa is now HIPAA-complaint meaning she can now be a patient’s healthcare coach. So besides being able to order more Tide a patient will be able to ask Alexa “What’s my blood sugar?” Invariably we can envision Alexa not just answering the blood sugar question but offering tips to the patient on how they can better manage their diabetes.

We also imagine that Siri and the Google assistant and not to digress, but Google really needs a sexy name for their device, will also gain this capability. Yes, the day is coming . . .

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