Cigna, Boston Children's Hospital, Wolters Kluwer Health Headline Voice of Healthcare Summit
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Cigna, Boston Children's Hospital and Wolters Kluwer Health Headline First-Ever Voice of Healthcare Summit in Boston
Voice Assistants, Smart Speakers, and Their Growing Intersection with Modern Healthcare, Will Get Examined on Tuesday, August 7 on the Campus of Harvard Medical School
BOSTON, Mass. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2018) – Cigna, Boston Children's Hospital and Wolters Kluwer Health headline the first-ever Voice of Healthcare Summit, taking place Tuesday, August 7 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.
The seminal event, which will host 300 healthcare professionals – from executives to practitioners to insurers and more – is named after the popular Voice of Healthcare podcast, part of the global VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.
“Voice technology – or, more properly, voice-first technology – has captivated the world and opened the door to a number of improved healthcare outcomes in the process,” said Voice of Healthcare co-host Bradley Metrock. “The Voice of Healthcare Summit is focused on how this is happening right now, and the best practices that will shape the near-term future.”
Rowena Track, global vice president of Cigna and champion of the innovative "Answers By Cigna" Alexa skill, and Ilana Shalowitz, VUI design manager for Emmi Solutions (part of Wolters Kluwer Health), bookend The Voice of Healthcare Summit as keynote speakers.
Boston Children's Hospital, which created the first Alexa skill to be used in a hospital setting and which is regarded as one of the earliest innovators in voice, is also part of the program, along with experts from Orbita, Inc., the Hospital for Special Surgery, Aging in Place Technology Watch and The University of British Columbia.
VoiceFirst.FM, based in Nashville, Tenn., is a podcast network devoted to voice-first technology. Shows such as This Week In Voice, The Alexa Podcast, The VoiceFirst Roundtable and more are enjoyed by tens of thousands of listeners across 46 countries worldwide. VoiceFirst.FM is owned and operated by Score Publishing, a company based in Nashville, which also produces the annual Alexa Conference. To learn more or to listen, visit http://www.voicefirst.fm/about-voicefirst-fm.
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