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Oct 23, 2019

Amazon buys healthcare start-up Health Navigator

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Marketing always starts with Demand (Reuters) — http://Amazon.com/ Inc said on Wednesday it bought healthcare start-up Health Navigator, its second purchase in the healthcare services industry.


(Reuters) — Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it bought healthcare start-up Health Navigator, its second purchase in the healthcare services industry.

The deal comes after the company acquired online pharmacy PillPack last year, pitting itself against drugstore chains, drug distributors and pharmacy benefit managers. (reut.rs/31DSU8k)

The company said the acquisition is a part of its new employee offering, Amazon Care, where employees of the e-commerce giant will be able to receive fast-paced access to healthcare facilities without having to make appointments.

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