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Amazon Creates Healthcare Company to Lower Healthcare Costs

11 months ago

Because they are looking to turn healthcare upside down. Look to add healthcare to your prime membership in the future.

How Amazon is attacking Healthcare

1 year ago

This is great presentation created by CB Insights analyst, Nikhil Kirshnan, (@nikillinit) that reviews how Amazon could be attacking the healthcare industry. Enjoy and share your thoughts!


HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner

3 days ago

​HeartFlow, Inc. today announced that it has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the HeartFlow Planner, a non-invasive, real-time virtual modeling tool for coronary artery disease (CAD) intervention.

Amazon is entering the medical supply business

1 year ago

Amazon has consistently proved doubters wrong in EVERY single industry they've entered so it's hard for me to say they can't be successful. However, what do you mean that they can make the supply chain more efficient? I don't envision Amazon handling anything with manufacturing. They are more likely to leverage better contracting between hospitals and device companies. Even that sounds weird...why can't medical device companies do a better job at this?

Most important to me, what happens to the re…

Amazon Enters Pharmacy Business with PillPack Acquisition

1 year ago

Amazon and Bezos are so smart -

In November, those same analysts wrote, "We note too that the older demographic still under-indexes toward Prime membership...which speaks to the opportunity for Pharma to help Amazon further penetrate the ~80 million 55 population in the United States."

Morgan Stanley's research shows Amazon Prime has the lowest penetration in the demographic of customers over 55. The average American over the age of 65 has around 37 prescriptions per year, the report estimated. …

Amazon Basic Care and Perrigo

2 years ago

Amazon also lowered their Prime membership from 12.99 per month to $5.99 for Medicare patients. This helps Amazon get access to older people who would like the convenience of shopping for their medicine online.

I have a feeling Amazon is on its way to becoming the Home Shopping Network for old people.


Apple announces three groundbreaking health studies

4 days ago

Apple today announced three unprecedented medical studies, in partnership with leading academic and research institutions, that will reach more participants than has ever been possible. The studies will be available on the new Research app,1 which democratizes how medical research is conducted by bringing together academic medical institutions

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