Arkansas health system installing 432 Amazon Echo devices

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Friday, August 21st, 2020
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Little Rock, Ark.-based Baptist Health is installing Amazon Echo Show devices in COVID-19 client rooms across nine health centers to enable clients and clinicians to interact essentially.

3 things to know:.

1. Amazon donated the devices as part of its $5 million global effort to assist communities impacted by COVID-19. Baptist Health will deploy the 432 gadgets to client rooms so they can perform video calls with their clinicians.

2. The wise gadgets consist of two-way interaction and an 8-inch touch screen. Physicians, therapists and nurses can virtually “drop in” to patients rooms and see clients more regularly without using the personal protective devices necessary to physically go into the client spaces.

3. Baptist Health spoke with the company Aiva on the job, and Amazon will cover the expense of the Aiva service contract in addition to the gadgets.

Physicians, therapists and nurses can virtually “drop in” to patients spaces and see patients more often without utilizing the personal protective equipment necessary to physically go into the client rooms.

Amazon contributed the devices as part of its $5 million international initiative to assist neighborhoods impacted by COVID-19. Baptist Health will deploy the 432 gadgets to client rooms so they can conduct video calls with their clinicians.

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