Becker's Healthcare December 15, 2021
Amazon strengthened its healthcare presence in 2021, from expanding its health centers to launching new products to inking partnerships with hospitals and health systems.
Here is a timeline of the tech giant’s key healthcare moves in 2021. Developments are separated by three categories: company strategy, partnerships, and products and offerings.
Feb. 2: Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees he is stepping down as CEO of the company and will transition to a leadership role on the company’s board later in 2021.
Feb. 11: Bloomberg reported that Amazon hired several employees of Caspr Biotech, a COVID-19 testing startup, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus among Amazon workers.
March 11: Amazon announced it is opening health centers in five states to provide primary care to its...