Amazon Plans to Offer Telehealth Services to Other Companies (1)

March 17, 2021, 3:35 PM

Amazon.com Inc. is expanding digital medical consultations to its employees across the U.S. and says it will start offering the service to other companies.

Together with the launch of an online pharmacy in December, the initiative marks Amazon’s entry into the gargantuan U.S. health care industry. Medical services have long been seen as a target for Amazon, both to reduce the costs of caring for the e-commerce giant’s fast-growing workforce and as a potential source of revenue in an area that some say is ripe for digital transformation.

Amazon Care started in 2019 as a pilot for employees in and ...

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