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Will Amazon take on healthcare next?

By Admin | July 31, 2017

Amazon has brought on health experts into their corporate family, and that has some investors thinking they may offer pharmaceutical offerings, and more, in the future.

These experts, allegedly, have been tasked with creating cloud offerings and applications for the Alexa voice technology.

Since Amazon has been selling and distributing medical goods for some time, it only makes sense for them to expand their offerings, which makes many in the healthcare industry nervous.

As for Amazon’s plans, no one knows for sure. But Tom Rodgers, managing director of McKesson Ventures, speculates that they will create some type of healthcare marketplace where consumers could find doctors and services.

For more signs that Amazon will dabble in healthcare, read :Amazon is showing interest in health care, and it's making industry players 'nervous,' says investor” by CNBC.

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