Want to message your Children's Hospital doctor? Alexa can help.

04 Apr 2019 3:44 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

By Jessica Bartlett | Boston Business Journal | April 4, 2019

Boston Children’s Hospital patients and their parents can now use Alexa to access information in their medical record, with the hospital announcing Thursday that it had launched a new secure function with the software.

The rollout is the first time Amazon has enabled health systems to create functions that tie into a patient's medical record, in compliance with the federal government's health privacy rule known as the "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act."

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