October 17, 2019
Neil Jordan has had a front row seat to the changing role of tech and consumer-focused initiatives in healthcare. For nine years he served as Microsoft’s efforts in this space as the general manager of health for Microsoft Worldwide Public Sector, and much more recently stepped into the role of its general manager for retail health innovation. Here, he’s looking to grapple with the growing trend...
June 28, 2018
This morning Amazon broke the news that it is acquiring virtual pharmacy PillPack. With this, the online retail giant that has made itself famous for “one-click shopping” for consumer goods is positioning to expand its services to include prescription medication.
“PillPack’s visionary team has a combination of deep pharmacy experience and a focus on technology,” Jeff Wilke, CEO of Amazon...
February 20, 2012
Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot inked a deal with Sprint to add wireless connectivity to its primary and specialty care kiosks, called HealthSpot Care4 Stations, that are designed for pharmacies, supermarkets, and workplaces. The kiosks are fully enclosed to provide a private setting for remote care. Patients using the kiosk can visit with doctors in real-time via high-definition videoconferencing...