healthcare.digital September 26, 2017
Lloyd Price

Goldman Sachs recently produced a 30-page report based on the the work of five research analysts focused on Amazon’s likely ambitions to enter the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industries. Some of the most notable predictions the report makes are …

1) “Amazon could move into digital health by using the Echo in clinical settings and developing tools for telemedicine and remote patient monitoring. “Imagine seeing a virtual doctor on your Amazon app, having it prescribe you a certain medication, and then tapping a ‘buy now’ button — all without leaving your home.”

2) “Rather than replacing pharmacies right away, Amazon might start by partnering with a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM), which acts as an intermediary between payers, like health insurers, and...

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