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Amazon software could help reshape healthcare industry, GlobalData says

Amazon could have considerable impact in reshaping the healthcare industry by overcoming hurdles that may prevent application of big data in healthcare, according to a GlobalData analyst. The company’s latest healthcare product is machine learning-based software that can pull out and analyse patient data from electronic medical records (EMRs), called Amazon Comprehend Medical. The product…


Fighting the infection: How high-street pharmacies can fend off big tech

Ruchin Kansal, VP and digital business strategy leader for the healthcare, insurance and life science industries at Virtusa writes how tech giants such as Amazon and Google are beginning to threaten high-street pharmacies.  High street healthcare pharmacists are at risk of being shut out of their own industry by tech challengers. Amazon’s recent acquisition of prescription delivery company PillPack and…


Amazon hires former FDA chief health informatics officer

Amazon has hired a former FDA chief health informatics officer to work on its secretive health business, according to CNBC. The company has been steadily moving towards the healthcare industry, recently announcing a partnership with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to offer its employees lower healthcare costs through technology solutions. Now, Amazon has hired Taha…

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