Becker's Healthcare September 1, 2022
Laura Dyrda

Amazon is the leading retailer with the most subscribed members in the U.S., which will be a valuable resource as the company digs deeper into healthcare.

Amazon has more than 200 million Prime subscribers, according to a shareholders letter from CEO Andy Jassy, which could be parlayed into its healthcare business in the future. Amazon has its own online pharmacy and announced plans to purchase One Medical, a virtual and in-person primary care platform with direct employer contracts, earlier this year. The $3.9 billion deal could bring around 700,000 patients into the company’s healthcare offerings.

The company could bundle Prime membership with One Medical enrollment, including access to virtual care. Other retailers, including Apple and Walmart, offer healthcare subscriptions along...

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