The comments come as Amazon faces antitrust scrutiny over stifling competition for third-party sellers in its marketplace.
These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for May 6.
Amazon will expand its virtual care service to all of its employees starting this summer and to other employers late this year.
The health clinics are not open to the public - they are intended to serve Amazon employees and their families.
Big tech companies have a lot of potential to change the messy healthcare industry, and they’re trying. Whether it’s funding startups, building wearables, or powering research on the cloud, giants like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are already making their mark. And the coronavirus pandemic has made digital tools more important […]
Big tech companies like Amazon and Google often face internal issues when it comes to standing up ambitious new ventures in healthcare.
On Wednesday, Business Insider reported that Amazon wants to run primary care for other large employers. It plans to do that through Amazon Care, which is still in pilot mode and currently serves Amazon’s own workers. The plans shed light on how Amazon’s broader ambitions could disrupt the healthcare industry. […]
Hello, Today in healthcare news: Inside Amazon’s ambitions to sell its Amazon Care service to other big companies, how one health system is using Dodge minivans to get its vaccine to rural healthcare workers, and the common side effects from Moderna’s vaccine. Amazon is quietly building a business to offer […]
Amazon is building a telehealth business and pitching the service to major employers including Zillow, five people familiar with the matter, who were not authorised to talk to the press, told Business Insider. It’s a part of Amazon’s massive ambitions in healthcare. In November, it announced Amazon Pharmacy, a drug-delivering […]
Hello, Today in healthcare news: Moderna plans to test its vaccine in kids in 2020, GoodRx surged in its first day of trading, and meet the 38-year-old tech lead at Amazon Care. Plus: Kimberly Leonard has a comprehensive look at everything that could go wrong in a coronavirus-vaccine handoff if […]
Amazon is partnerning with public health researchers to deliver and pick up coronavirus test kits in the Seattle area,CNBC reported Monday. Amazon Care, a division of the e-commerce giant, will work with the Gates Foundation-backed Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network to transport the kits. The partnership could speed up testing efforts […]
Hello, There must be something in the water that’s sparked practically every retailer out there to this month reveal more about their healthcare strategies (Looking at you, Walmart + Sam’s Club, Amazon, and Best Buy). Between that and the turmoil in the e-cigarette space, the healthcare team is definitely looking […]