Amazon’s (NYSE: AMZN) in-home care platform — Amazon Care — is currently designed to coordinate care for employees and their family members. In the not-too-distant future, however, it may be more generally used for chronic-disease management. That’s according to Michael Abrams, managing partner of the… Read More »Pivot to Chronic-Disease Management Presents ‘Enormous’ Upside for Amazon Care
If HIPAA does not apply to Amazon Care, then absent another privacy regulation applying, avoiding exploitation of the data relies on the good faith of the entity operating the service.
Earlier this month, tech giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) unveiled major plans to expand its budding home-based care offering, “Amazon Care,” across the U.S. Since then, home-based care stakeholders have been trying to make sense of the news and figure out what it means for them… Read More »‘We’re Rebuilding the Whole Delivery System’: Why Amazon Is Betting Big on Home-Based Care
A group of healthcare stakeholders — Amazon Care, Intermountain Healthcare and Ascension, to name a few — has created an alliance to advocate for home-based care services through policy changes.
An eclectic group of health care providers has formed a new organization dedicated to advancing home-based care. The long-term vision of the new entity, branded “Moving Health Home,” is to fundamentally change the way policymakers think about how, when and where patients are treated. The… Read More »Amazon Joins Home-Based Care Providers to Advocate for Better Health Care Policy