Amazon’s Voice-Activated Devices Will Be Soon Used in Medical Device Clinical Trials

Amazon’s Voice-Activated Devices

Leading clinical trial data firm ERRT and Orbita a technology company with expertise in voice-first software for connected home healthcare has joined forces to introduce technologies and devices such Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo in clinical trials. This partnership will see ERT’s and Orbita Voice capabilities integrated with technologies of clinical trial data processing, collection and analysis. Technologies Such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa will create a platform for interactive applications using AI voice agents.

ERT has been partnering with technology experts and clinical trial sponsors to initiate the use of such innovative and smart application in clinical development. The company is looking forward to its partnership with Orbita to provide such solutions and allow patient to make more defined communication. It is believed to be an emerging and important technology that will also ease up surveys procedures, verify conclusion of care pathway responsibilities and report health related issues. All of which will enable medical researchers to conduct their clinical trials and development programs at a much quicker pace and with confidence.

Orbita Voice enables users to manage and create intelligent as well as conversational capabilities for voice-activated assistants such as Google Home and Amazon Echo. Clinical trial coordinators and investigators are increasingly using Orbita Voice to create collaborative voice surveys and also collect voice data. Moreover, such technologies use built-in analytics to respond to user input and track user engagement.

Combining Orbita platform and ERT will also enable coordinators of clinical trial study to manage and create care plans by establishing care tasks and care goals along with guidelines over a listed timeline, which includes wellness tasks, vitals measurements as well as conducting pain assessment surveys. Both the patient and his/her family members can manage and review care tasks through voice, smartphone or other web environments.

Voice-based user interface is an innovation that will have greater implications for the medical industry in near future, since patient engagement, participation and interaction will be crucial to the market’s success in bringing digital health service and solutions. The collaboration between ERT and Orbita indicates towards the potentials of voice recognition technology particularly in the healthcare sector and it can be expected that more of such joined initiative are at the horizon that will integrate more voice UI platforms.

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