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reader comments 57 with 37 posters participating Share this story Amazon is closing its telehealth service, Amazon Care, ending an ambitious plan to roll out its homegrown platform to “millions” of patients around the country, part of a long-stated goal of disrupting the US health care industry. A memo sent to Amazon Care staff on ..

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reader comments 100 with 78 posters participating Share this story When Amazon launched Amazon Care to its employees in 2019, the goal was to test the product before rolling it out nationwide. After that rollout happened earlier this year, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told Insider that the expansion would “fundamentally” change the health care game ..

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Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 66 with 56 posters participating Share this story A tracking tool installed on many hospitals’ websites has been collecting patients’ sensitive health information—including details about their medical conditions, prescriptions, and doctor’s appointments—and sending it to Facebook. The Markup tested the websites of Newsweek’s top 100 hospitals in America. ..

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Zipline International reader comments 32 with 29 posters participating Share this story Six years ago, Rwanda had a blood delivery problem. More than 12 million people live in the small East African country, and like those in other nations, sometimes they get into car accidents. New mothers hemorrhage. Anemic children need urgent transfusions. You can’t ..

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The internet of medical things (IoMT), which encompasses all the connected devices and software applications that anchor the global healthcare sector’s information technology infrastructure, is expanding at a staggering pace. Fortune Business Insights suggests that the global IoMT market will reach more than $187 billion in 2028, up ..

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The promise (and peril) of actionable and monetizable patient data in digital health has never been higher. On the one hand, the overnight acceptance and adoption of telemedicine during the pandemic turned what had been a niche into a juggernaut, and with it transformed millions of valuable ..

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Getty Images reader comments 3 with 3 posters participating Share this story In a plastic-domed case at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, researchers gave a pair of lungs a new identity. When the lungs first arrived in the lab, they were from someone with type A blood, meaning that there were certain tiny markers, ..

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reader comments 64 with 44 posters participating Share this story Almost from the beginning of the COVID pandemic, reports have accumulated of persistent, weird, disabling symptoms in survivors, a syndrome that’s come to be known as long COVID. The complex of fatigue, confusion, heart arrhythmias, gut disorders, and other problems—which may persist months after an ..

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reader comments 130 with 85 posters participating Share this story Amazon and Walmart are ramping up their efforts to grab market share in the $360 billion prescription drug market in the US. Today, Amazon announced that Prime members can receive a six-month supply of several widely prescribed drugs, starting at $6. Many drugs are pricier ..

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Enlarge / A vial with the Pfizer Biontech vaccine. Thomas Lohnes | Getty Images reader comments 55 with 37 posters participating Share this story The world could “end the pandemic” in mid-2022 by vaccinating 60 percent of the population at a cost of $50 billion, the IMF has said, as rich countries and vaccine manufacturers ..

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