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391 Articles Matching "amazon"

Amazon's Clinics Join U.S. Employer Push Into Worksite Healthcare

Aug 18, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon's worksite health clinics join one-third of large U.S. employers already offering a medical clinic to their employees, Mercer data...
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Google, Amazon, others join interoperability push

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower...
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Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce pledge to remove interoperability barriers

Aug 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
WASHINGTON, DC – A broad coalition of technology giants took the stage in an unscheduled session at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference here in the White...
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Google, Amazon, others join in call for greater interoperability

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce came together to push more comprehensive health data exchange, which they said will improve outcomes and lower...
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Amazon unveils curbside grocery pickup at Whole Foods

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amazon launched a grocery pickup service that enables Prime members to pick up their order at a local Whole Foods Market store within an hour — without leaving their car in Sacramento and Virginia Beach. Read More...
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Boston Children’s Hospital investigating Alexa skills for doctors in the clinic

Aug 10, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
In early 2016, Boston Children’s Hospital was among the first healthcare organizations to leverage Amazon Alexa with KidsMD, a skill that helps parents understand their child’s symptoms, seek basic medication dosing guidance, or decide whether an in-person visit is...
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Amazon has plans to open its own health clinics for Seattle employees

Aug 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon's plan is to hire a small number of doctors to start a pilot clinic later this year for a select group of employees and then expand it to more workers in early 2019, according to people familiar with the matter....
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Icahn Opposes Cigna-Express Scripts Deal, Citing Amazon And 'Flawed' PBM Rebates

Aug 08, 2018 , Forbes
Investor Carl Icahn went public Tuesday with his opposition to Cigna’s proposed purchase of Express Scripts, saying the health insurer is overpaying amid a challenging regulatory environment and the entrance of Amazon into the pharmacy...
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Health Costs Hit $15K Per Worker As Employers Look To Amazon For Help

Aug 08, 2018 , Forbes
Employer health costs are nearing $15,000 per worker as corporate America looks to disruptors from outside the health industry like Amazon for help, a new National Business Group on Health employer survey...
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Rite Aid Shareholders' Fear Of Amazon Key To Albertsons Vote

Aug 07, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid’s argument before shareholders that the Albertsons merger may be the only savior will be put to the test Thursday when shareholders vote on the...
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Gawande Emphasizes Firewall Between Health Care Nonprofit And Companies Funding It, But Ambiguity Remains

Aug 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There are questions about whose bottom-line the new health care initiative founded by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway will benefit despite CEO Dr. Atul Gawande's reassurances....
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Jamie Dimon says health care initiative with Buffett and Bezos may start small like Amazon did with books before expanding

Jul 31, 2018 , CNBC Health
J.P. Morgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon said Monday that his partnership with Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett to improve health care for employees will likely start small, akin to Amazon's small-scale operation during its first few...
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Amazon expands Whole Foods grocery delivery markets

Jul 28, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amazon launched grocery delivery from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in the New York area, including parts of Long Island, and select areas in New York City, including lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Read More...
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As Amazon Lurks, Walgreens Launches Digital Marketplace Listing Providers And Prices

Jul 27, 2018 , Forbes
Walgreens is launching a new digital marketplace to connect mobile visitors to drugstores, doctors and health clinics in communities across the...
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New numbers: Prime Day glitch hurt sales

Jul 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
A total of 52% of consumers experienced technical difficulties overall during Amazon's Prime Day, and 27% of those who experienced technical issues either gave up without making purchases or purchased less than they had planned, according to data from JDA. Read More...
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Amazon’s Prime Day becomes its biggest shopping event

Jul 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
During the 36-hour shopping extravaganza for Prime members, customers across 17 countries purchased more than 100 million products, according to Amazon. Read More...
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The Next Big Question Over Amazon’s Foray Into Prescription Drugs: What Will It Do About PBMs?

Jul 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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5 moments that will make a social media pro’s day

Jul 16, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Likes and retweets are nice, but hearing from experts at Amazon, TED and Southwest Airlines is even...
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Amazon could make a big impact in health by helping people eat better

Jul 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon is in position to work with employers and health systems to bring better food to...
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An Amazon Prime Day for health care? Here's what experts say it could look like

Jul 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Offering discounts on prescriptions would seem like a natural option, but a number of health-care professionals think Amazon could also make a big impact when it comes to health-care...
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