Amazon’s healthcare job postings reveal interest in buying provider networks, expanding Amazon Care

Amazon continues to broaden its attain into the $3 trillion healthcare industry as new job postings point out the place the corporate probably plans to develop.

CNBC reported that Amazon is searching for enterprise growth managers to “construct and develop relationships with business and public sector enterprises” for Amazon Care, its telemedicine service at the moment solely accessible to workers in Washington state.

The postings point out attainable interest in expanding Amazon Care past workers. Amazon launched Amazon Care in September 2019. Digital healthcare is on the rise as individuals search for medical recommendation with out going to a bodily physician’s workplace through the pandemic.

Different latest postings embody a business development manager who will “outline and execute a method for buying and managing provider networks.

“We have an interest in discovering an completed Enterprise Growth Chief deeply accustomed to the healthcare business, who has overachieved all through their profession and constructed sturdy, deep relationships with payers and suppliers,” Amazon says in the job put up.

One other clue that @Amazon is shifting into healthcare – they want to purchase provider networks.

By way of job description for a Enterprise Growth Supervisor, Healthcare Technique

“Outline and execute a method for buying and managing provider networks.”

— Sherry Reynolds ? (@Cascadia) September 24, 2020

We’ve reached out to Amazon for extra particulars and can replace this story if we hear again.

Amazon’s well being and wellness endeavours embody its acquisition of online pharmacy Pillpack, its Haven healthcare partnership with JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, and the corporate’s new Halo health tracking device. The corporate additionally sells Amazon Net Companies to healthcare customers.

In July Amazon introduced plans to establish healthcare facilities for its warehouse employees and their households throughout the nation, beginning with a clinic in the Dallas-Fort Price area. Amazon is partnering with the medical group Crossover Well being, which works with self-insured employers throughout the nation, to function and employees the amenities, in accordance with Amazon.
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