Also announced were six Alexa healthcare skills from leading healthcare providers, payors, pharmacy benefit managers and digital health coaching companies.
The project called Amazon Comprehend Medical will allow developers to process unstructured medical text and identify a multitude of patient information.
Developed by Arcadia Group, these devices include connected blood pressure cuffs and glucose monitors.
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Sugarpod is a concept for an interactive diabetes care plan solution that provides tailored tasks based on patient preferences.
Each finalist will receive $25,000 and 10,000 AWS promotional credits, and advance to the Virtual Accelerator.
The contest invites developers to create apps that use Amazon's Alexa voice-enabled technology and Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure to help patients recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
The Virgin Pulse Alexa Skill will provide screenless tracking for the program's most popular habits, like nutrition, sleep, activity, and water intake.
The site's physician-reviewed information about conditions, drugs, symptoms and other health-related topics now available in response to spoken questions.
Boston Children's Hospital launches cloud-based education on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices to answer questions around fever and other common symptoms.