Amazon’s New Moves in Health Care

Amazon’s New Moves in Healthcare

By Health Capital Consultants, LLC

Amazon, the largest e-commerce company in the world, has made large, strategic moves over the past several years to make a place for themselves in healthcare. This article will review Amazon’s most recent advancements in the industry, including those related to Amazon’s voice-controlled personal assistant, Alexa, and Amazon’s employee healthcare system, Amazon Care, and how this non-healthcare company is changing the industry. (Read more…)

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2 Responses

  1. Nope,

    Amazon, which seemingly dominates any industry it wants, was unable to break into the pharmacy business on its own terms because it could not get referrals or data from the major health plans, all of which own pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

    So Amazon agreed to a relationship that was patently undisruptive: a partnership with a PBM to create a mail-order pharmacy.

    Dirk

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