Amazon’s quiet move into medication delivery
For the company that sells you nearly everything, it’s likely no surprise that Amazon would consider breaking into the $300B market for pharmaceuticals (decades after backing Drugstore.com). The retail giant wasn't phased by skeptical naysayers, and announced a new GM to lead the effort—on the heels of its same-day medicine delivery experiment in Japan, which launched in April.
Healthcare execs are perhaps the least surprised. Apparently, they strongly expect their counterparts at tech giants will be the ones who transform healthcare.
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