Amazon has gone live with Amazon health Care, a new pilot healthcare service offering that is initially available to its employees in and around the Seattle area.
The Amazon health Care offering includes both virtual and in-person Care, with telemedicine via the app, chat, and remote video, as well as follow-up visits.
And also, prescription drug delivery in person directly at an employee’s home or office.
1. Firstly, Amazon is among the tech giants making the most significant impact on healthcare.
Coupled with its vast number of users and sellers, it can be a fertile testing ground for future healthcare applications.
It also has an estimated 5 million sellers and 310 million active users, including 100 million Amazon Prime members.
2. Haven has been relatively quiet since launching its website on March 6, 2019.
JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon revealed that the company had hired 50 people to begin problem solving but that their strategy was a “long-term effort.
3. In March, Amazon made a $2 million investment in Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to test artificial intelligence tools.
The two had partnered since 2016 when Beth Israel bought AWS’s cloud software and reported significant improvements in operating efficiency.
4. Amazon’s Alexa became HIPAA compliant in 2019, according to an April 4 Amazon blog post.
The company launched software for its voice assistant technology designed to transmit and receive protected health information.
5. Amazon Prime users began to receive email marketing about PillPack, an online pharmacy service Amazon acquired in 2018 April.
Then, it reveals in December that Amazon is attempting to convince more big-name insurers to integrate its pharmacy services into their health benefit plans.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is already in line for integration.
The partnership plans to use AWS artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide insights into player injuries.
And also, How equipment, game rules, and rehabilitation strategies can affect player health.
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