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Title: Spanish health authority runs Xbox consultations
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A SPANISH health authority is cutting costs by doing consultations via Xbox. IT services giant Accenture has been working with the health au...

A SPANISH health authority is cutting costs by doing consultations via Xbox. IT services giant Accenture has been working with the health authorities in the Basque Country to reduce the costs associated with caring for people with chronic illnesses through technology created for Microsoft´s Xbox games console. The Teki telehealth system enabling consultations to be carried out with the patient at their own home when the system, via the Xbox, is connected to the patient´s TV. It also enables medical staff to remotely monitor the patient´s health, give dietary advice, and prescribe medicine.

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