Amazon Care

 From expanding its employee health offerings to launching its first health wearable, Amazon had a busy 2020.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:08 am December 21, 2020
All eyes have watched to see what Amazon’s next move in the health space would be ever since its collaboration with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase was announced in 2018. The joint venture, however, has been fairly quiet since its announcement. It took more than a year for the company to announce its name – Haven. Other than that, the only word from Haven was the appointment, and eventual...
By  Laura Lovett 03:50 pm February 19, 2020
Amazon employees and their families living in Seattle will now have access to tech-enabled Amazon Care, CNBC first reported. This comes roughly five months after the news emerged that the company was planning this rollout.  Like many services on the market, the tech giant will be offering face-to-face and virtual care options.  Patients will be able to access care through multiple channels...
By  Jonah Comstock 02:49 pm October 24, 2019
Amazon has quietly made another digital health acquisition, buying digital health startup Health Navigator for an undisclosed amount. CNBC first reported the news. Founded in 2014, La Grange, Illinois-based Health Navigator offers digital health clinical content in the form of APIs that can be used by EHRs, telemedicine providers, health chatbots and medical call centers.  Amazon will reportedly...
By  Jonah Comstock 04:49 pm September 24, 2019
Amazon is launching Amazon Care, a virtual primary care offering for its Seattle-based employees. CNBC broke the news after Amazon sent information about the program to its employees and launched a website, amazon.care, laying out the details of the offering. "To help Amazon employees get excellent medical advice and help whenever it’s needed, we’re piloting a new program for employees and their...