Managed Healthcare Executive August 28, 2020
Deborah Abrams Kaplan

Whether the online giant has larger healthcare ambitions is unclear. 

PillPack, Amazon Care, Haven, Amazon Comprehend Medical, and yes, Alexa.

This is not an exhaustive list, but these are some of Amazon’s forays into healthcare and its one-fifth share of American gross domestic product. The Seattle-based online retailer has also become an infrastructure company with major market positions in logistics and cloud storage. Predictions that Amazon would be transforming American healthcare perhaps shot too high, but healthcare is very much on its agenda.

Although it’s impossible for Amazon to operate in total stealth mode, the company hasn’t shared a sweeping vision of its healthcare strategy publicly, although analysts and reporters do pick up nuggets here and there from...