Primetime for at-home delivery startups

Amazon Prime conditioned us to on-demand everything. And spurred by the pandemic, healthcare at large has followed suit. Uber Health’s new deal with ScriptDrop will now enable prescription delivery in 37 states; Everlywell announced two acquisitions to expand their at-home lab testing services; and food delivery company DoorDash is partnering with Everlywell and Vault Health to deliver at-home COVID tests to consumers in major cities. Not to be outdone, following this news Amazon announced authorization of its own at-home COVID-19 test. Cue the battle for delivery domination—it’s hard to bet against Amazon, but with the quick growth and partnerships of nimble startups, let’s hope the real winners are consumers.


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