The virtual care service started as a program for employees.
Observers drew immediate comparisons between Prime, Amazon’s retail membership system, with the sort of all-encompassing health-care platform offered by One Medical.
Amazon spokeswoman Angie Quennell declined to comment on whether One Medical’s services will be integrated with any of Amazon’s other services, such as Prime, Pharmacy or Care.
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The so-called Neighborhood Health Centers will be run and staffed by 10-year-old national medical group Crossover Health, which works with self-insured employers on primary care for their workforce.
Eventually, the company could use data from its different arms to build a picture of each consumer's health, and use this to provide them with products and services.
Amazon is apparently pleased with how its Amazon Care pilot in Seattle has gone, since it announced this morning that it will be expanding the offering across the U.S. this summer, and opening it up to companies of all sizes, in addition to its own employees. The Amazon Care model combines on-demand and in-person care, and is meant as a solution from the search giant to address shortfalls in current offerings for employer-sponsored healthcare.
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It’s tempting to see Haven as another casualty of entrenched interests in American medicine. But the endeavor, however ambitious, also collided with the equally unmovable aims of Amazon, whose sweeping campaign to disrupt health care began long before it formed Haven with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase in 2018.
PillPack, Amazon Care, Haven, Amazon Comprehend Medical, and yes, Alexa.
This is not an exhaustive list, but these are some of Amazon’s forays into healthcare and its one-fifth share of American gross domestic product.
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