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307 Articles Matching "amazon"

The most important delivery breakthrough since Amazon Prime

May 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
The drone model developed by Zipline in rural Rwanda could one day influence corporate giants experimenting with...
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Start-ups have a better shot than Amazon at fixing health care, says prominent tech investor

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Venture capitalist and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale is shifting his attention to health care....
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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

May 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Amazon, Berkshire and J.P. Morgan partnership to find grand health-care solutions remains leaderless....
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The ultimate opportunity to promote your brand and network at Amazon HQ

May 16, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Get in front of 140+ digital communicators at our Social Media & Digital Communications...
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Providers Eager For Amazon To Expand Into Medical Supply Space, Disrupt Prices

May 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But it remains to be seen whether Amazon will expand beyond commodities and target more specialized medical devices and equipment that physicians prefer....
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5 moments that will make a social media pro’s day

May 15, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Likes and retweets are nice, but joining industry experts at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters is even...
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Providers expect Amazon to lower medical supply prices

May 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Sixty-two percent of health system executives support Amazon's growing presence in the medical supply sector and nearly the same amount said the company could successfully deliver supplies faster and at a lower price, according to a new...
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Amazon rumored to start Alexa-focused 'health & wellness' team

May 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
After Amazon inked a deal with JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on employee health in January, it was clear the tech giant would be investigating the healthcare...
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Amazon is building a 'health & wellness’ team within Alexa as it aims to upend health care

May 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon Alexa has a health and wellness team within its voice assistant division, sources tell...
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Bill Gates Talks Pandemics, Universal Vaccines And Amazon’s Entry Into Health Landscape

May 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The billionaire philanthropist chatted with Stat last week about global health and his plan to offer $12 million in seed money to spur innovative thinking over a universal flu vaccine, which has stumped the influenza research community for decades and is considered the holy grail of flu...
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Venrock survey shows hopes are high for Amazon in healthcare, but mixed for JP Morgan-Berkshire Hathaway venture

Apr 29, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
According to a group of 300 healthcare stakeholders surveyed in Venrock's 2018 Healthcare Prognosis Survey, Amazon is the tech company to watch in the healthcare space — even if they're pretty well split on the prospects for the Amazon-JP Morgan-Berkshire Hathaway...
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Health-care execs and investors have a love-hate relationship with Amazon

Apr 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
Venrock unveils a survey of more than 300 health experts. Here's what they had to...
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Amazon employees went on a cross-country bus tour to learn about aging Americans

Apr 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon's Babak Parviz got an invite to a multi-city bus tour to meet with innovators in the aging...
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Seattle: The area’s retail scene is more than just Amazon

Apr 27, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Seattle officials are working hard to make changes, from increasing the local minimum wage to $15, working with developers to create more affordable housing and opening access to preschool. Read More...
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Barriers to entering the pharmaceutical industry are too high even for Amazon: Billionaire investor

Apr 24, 2018 , CNBC Health
Barriers to entering the pharmaceutical industry are too high even for Amazon, says billionaire investor Larry Robbins....
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Amazon About-Face On Drug Sales Not Surprising To Walgreens And CVS

Apr 18, 2018 , Forbes
News Amazon is backing away from selling drugs to hospitals is no surprise to Walgreens Boots Alliance or CVS Health, which both have had their doubts about the online retailer's entrance in...
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Drug distributor and drugstore stocks rally after Amazon shelves plan to sell to hospitals

Apr 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Shares of Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Walgreens Boots Alliance and CVS Health all rose on the news....
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Amazon has shelved a plan to sell drugs to hospitals, and insiders say there are two reasons why

Apr 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon is no longer considering pharmaceutical sales through Amazon Business, its marketplace for business customers, CNBC has...
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Drug suppliers' shares rise as looming Amazon threat appears to ease

Apr 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - Shares of U.S. drug suppliers rose on Monday after a report that Inc had dropped plans to sell drugs to hospitals, in a boost to a pharmaceutical supply chain rattled by the looming threat of competition from the online retailer....
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Even As Amazon Lurks, Drugstores Look To Bricks And Mortar

Apr 16, 2018 , Forbes
Despite the threat of Amazon entering the pharmacy business, Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid see corner locations and bricks and mortar expansions as a consumer's entry point for health...
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