Cox developing digital home health services with Cleveland Clinic

Broadband and cable TV provider Cox Communications Inc [COXC.UL] and the Cleveland Clinic medical center will announce on Thursday a new venture to develop in-home healthcare services, stepping into a market that is poised to grow as medical care goes digital. The Cleveland Clinic, a world-renowned academic medical center based in Ohio, will offer expertise to help create new services for patients. Cox also made an investment in HealthSpot, a company that provides walk-in kiosks where patients c


The idea is similar to the introduction of automatic teller machines, which showed customers they did not have to go into a bank for their transactions, Saksena said. Consumers later started doing their banking from home, as he hopes they will with healthcare.

“We believe that (HealthSpot) technology is a good stepping stone and a good bridge to eventual migration into the home,” he said.