Telehealth News – Amazon Telehealth and Teladoc in Echo Deal

By | March 1, 2022

Amazon Telehealth

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In Brief

  • You can now use Amazon Echo to ask to speak to a Doctor
  • Connects you to Teladoc Call Center
  • Teladoc doctor calls
  • Latest features of Amazon Care include elder care coordination and medication management
  • First “on-demand” medical care


“Teladoc Health’s collaboration with Amazon is yet another step in breaking down barriers to healthcare access,” said Donna Boyer, chief product officer at Teladoc, in a statement. “By introducing and integrating our virtual-first care experience with Echo devices, we are providing an innovative and convenient way for users to connect with a doctor. We are meeting consumers where they are to continue to deliver value and high-quality care to members.”

Amazon expanded its Alexa-related healthcare efforts last year with additions both for hospitals and individual consumers.

Hospitals like Boston Children’s, Cedars-Sinai, BayCare and Houston Methodist signed on last fall to add Alexa to some facilities to allow patients easy access to care team members and to their families.

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