How Voice Assistants, like Amazon Alexa, are Transforming the Delivery of Healthcare

Macadamian Technologies | September 30, 2019

Our experts in voice user interfaces have teamed up with MassMEDIC to present a discussion on how the technology can be leveraged to improve healthcare delivery today and how your product team can design voice-enabled solutions to deliver the best conversational experience.

Boston, MA (October 10, 2019)

Join the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) and Macadamian Technologies on October 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. EST for an executive web briefing on the role that voice assistants can play in the delivery of healthcare.

Consumers have adopted virtual assistants by the millions to control their home environment, be entertained, and get answers to a variety of questions. This new modality is particularly attractive when your hands are busy or when you simply are away from your phone or PC.

“Millions of people around the globe are using voice assistants in their everyday life. It is clearly a technology that has the potential to be a tremendous asset to healthcare and the administration of care. We’re excited to learn more about how it’s being used by MedTech and healthcare professionals.” Brian Johnson, President, MassMEDIC.

As the virtual assistant platforms evolve, consumers will be looking to leverage them to better manage their care. What are the early opportunities in leveraging voice in patient-facing digital and connected healthcare solutions? What are the pitfalls and risks? How do you manage patient privacy and security? What are future opportunities for voice as the platform evolves and matures? What are clinicians facing opportunities that will emerge?

“Voice technologies are a new means to communicate with our patients and health care providers. This invisible interface offers great opportunity but must be designed for end-user success from the outset. Designing for ease of interaction and communication is critical for human-to-system understanding.” Ed Sarfeld, Senior User Experience Researcher, Macadamian Technologies.

Join us on October 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. EST to hear Healthcare Business Director, David Box, and Senior User Experience Researcher, Ed Sarfeld, from Macadamian Technologies deliver a briefing session on voice assistant technologies like Amazon Alexa and Google Home and how they should be considered as part of an overall innovation and product management strategy.

Tune in to the webinar to learn about:

  1. The key opportunities to leverage voice, focusing on its benefits over existing modalities
  2. The challenges with voice assistant technology today
  3. How to approach user experience design and system architecture to make the most of voice technology as it currently stands
  4. Practical use cases demonstrating applications for the technology in the changing landscape around value-based healthcare.

Take advantage of the free online registration and sign up for the webinar today.

All registrants will receive (at no charge and regardless of attendance) a recording of the webinar and an electronic copy of the presentation slides at its conclusion.


About Macadamian

We design and develop digital and connected experiences to improve healthcare. Macadamian is a full-service software design and development consulting firm that provides a complete range of product strategy, user experience design and research, and software engineering services. Ranging from big consumer brands to complex enterprise environments, our goal is to create solutions that are simple and meaningful, prioritizing the experience of the patient, the clinician, and the business needs of our clients. 

Contact: Vani Edwardson, Vice President of Marketing

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About MassMEDIC

Founded in 1996, the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) is the largest regional MedTech association in the United States, with over 300 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers. Over the past 20+ years, the efforts of MassMEDIC and its members have driven industry success and growth in the region, establishing Massachusetts as a world leader in this sector.

Email: | Phone 617-358-9780

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