Becker's Healthcare December 15, 2021
Katie Adams

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.

Company strategy

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...

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