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 February 11, 2019  Posted by  Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Sarah Knapton reports:

Smart speakers like Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri are to be used by the NHS to analyse patient conversations and spot if they suicidal (sic), it has emerged.

A new report published today into the technological future of the health service has called for trusts to embrace robots and artificial intelligence and said that London was already planning to embed AI into its mental health services to pick up those in danger of self harm.

Mental health patients can already access online programmes to aid their recovery and it is hoped they would hold conversations with ‘triage bots’ which would notice warning signs.

Read more on Telegraph.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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