499 Articles Matching "amazon"

Amazon abandons plan for NYC headquarters

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The online giant announced Thursday that it will not be building a headquarters in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City in New York as it announced it would in November. Read More...
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Former Zocdoc tech chief Kutan joins Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan joint venture

Feb 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The new venture represents the most promising attempt to improve healthcare in the U.S., Kutan wrote in a LinkedIn post announcing his new...
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How A Trade Secrets Lawsuit Reveals Just How Nervous Established Health Care Giants Are Of New Players

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The health care initiative created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase worries traditional health care companies -- the recent lawsuit between the venture and UnitedHealth is a stark example of aggressive tactics such companies will take to protect their turf from the technology powerhouses edging into the health care landscape. In other health industry news: a pelvic mesh settlement, the e-cigarette crackdown and health care real estate....
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Amazon-led health venture hires technology chief to work under Gawande

Feb 05, 2019 , CNBC Health
Serkan Kutan announced his new role on LinkedIn, describing the CTO role for the still-unnamed health initiative as a "dream...
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Seattle start-up building the Amazon Prime of primary care with backing from Larry Fink and others

Jan 28, 2019 , CNBC Health
Seattle-based 98point6 has an ambitious goal to improve access to family...
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Survey: Brands see Amazon as gateway to new shoppers

Jan 26, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
In addition to viewing Amazon as a way to reach a wider audience, nearly 82% of brand leaders surveyed by Feedvisor said they see it as a vehicle for advertising and branding. Read More...
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Trade Secrets Lawsuit Hints At How Health Industry Is Braced For New Initiative Launched By Billionaires

Jan 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Optum, one of the nation's largest health insurers, wants the courts to block one of its former executives from sharing confidential corporate information with the health venture that was launched by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Berkshire Hathaway....
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Optum sues to stop ex-executive from taking secrets to Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture

Jan 25, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Optum has sued to block a former executive from working at Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan's new healthcare cost-saving venture, claiming the executive stole trade...
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Amazon gets into the autonomous ground delivery game

Jan 25, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amazon’s forays into autonomous aerial delivery with drones are well-known, but now the omnichannel giant is taking the concept to the ground. Read More...
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You can now buy an actual hospital room on Amazon

Jan 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
Hospitals can now buy "smart" hospital rooms on...
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UnitedHealth sues ex-executive for taking trade secrets to Amazon joint health venture

Jan 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health care giant UnitedHealth Group is suing one of its former executives for stealing trade secrets and taking them to a firm they consider a direct competitor — Amazon's new health venture with Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan...
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Jamie Dimon says Americans have 'some of the worst outcomes' in health care despite the best system

Jan 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dimon last year teamed up with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to form a joint venture aimed at tackling costs and hopefully providing better services for their...
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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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The Microsoft-Walgreens deal is the latest tie-up among two industries that need each other

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health care companies and tech companies are working together these days to combat the threat from...
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JP Morgan's Dimon hosted a private dinner for pharma executives, and a major topic was Amazon

Jan 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Jamie Dimon told pharmaceutical executives that lower drug prices are necessary, and he was peppered with questions about...
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J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off Monday with focus on Trump, Amazon

Jan 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, the industry's biggest investor show, will bring more than 485 companies and 9,000 attendees to San...
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Amazon looking to expand Whole Foods in additional markets

Jan 03, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amazon announced that it will expand its Whole Foods Market portfolio into new regions, with a focus on suburban areas, according to MarketWatch, which cited The Wall Street Journal. Read More...
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Amazon Is Feeling Better About Your Illness

Dec 31, 2018 , Forbes
’s plans to revolutionize healthcare are starting to come into focus. It should come as no surprise that the Seattle ecommerce giant plans to upend this sector,...
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Walmart's Health Plan Is Way Ahead Of Amazon's Buffett-JPMorgan Project

Dec 29, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon's brick-and-mortar rival Walmart is expanding a specialized health benefit program for workers and launching accountable care plans across the...
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Amazon gets into health insurance — and more 2019 health-tech predictions

Dec 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
CNBC asked a dozen experts for their health-technology predictions for...
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