Tag Archives: Health care industry

‘She needs to pay her debt’

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes (L) arrives at federal court with her partner Billy Evans on October 17, 2022 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images SAN JOSE, Calif. — A star witness in the trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes doubled down on his testimony two …

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Hearing aids are now available over the counter at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy

Millions of Americans with hearing loss can now purchase hearing aids without a prescription or medical exam from Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy, according to the companies. Walgreens on Monday started selling over-the-counter hearing aids online and at its stores nationwide for $799 a pair. By comparison, the average cost …

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Abbott Freestyle Libre 3 CGM for diabetics

For 25 years, I’ve had Type 1 diabetes. Like the tens of millions of Americans with diabetes, one of the most important things I have to do to stay healthy is make sure my blood sugar is in normal range. Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) allow diabetics to track their blood …

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ZocDoc on the No. 1 health-care consumer problem that never changes

In this weekly series, CNBC takes a look at companies that made the inaugural Disruptor 50 list, 10 years later. Many startups have seen their missions abruptly change over the past decade. Consumer preferences, technology trends and market swings can require quick pivots to new business models. But for ZocDoc …

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Where Amazon is heading in health after the Amazon Care failure

In this photo illustration, the Amazon Basic Care logo is displayed on a smartphone with an Amazon logo in the background. Thiago Prudêncio | SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Chalk up another failure in health care for Amazon, one of the ultimate market disruptors. First, its much-hyped effort …

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Amazon is shutting down Amazon Care telehealth service

Amazon is shutting down its telehealth service, Amazon Care, marking a major retreat by the retail behemoth in its efforts to break into the health care space. Amazon will shutter the service after Dec. 31, Amazon Health Services lead Neil Lindsay announced Wednesday in a company email. The e-commerce giant …

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Signify Health stock surges on reports Amazon eyeing a bid

Shares of Signify Health skyrocketed more than 36% Monday morning on reports that Amazon is among the bidders for the home health services provider. Amazon, CVS and UnitedHealth Group are competing to acquire Signify, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. Signify is …

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One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical clinic One Medical For the better part of a decade, One Medical has been my primary care provider. It’s convenient, with locations around the Bay Area, and I like being able to schedule a same-day physical or get a quick referral to a specialist. One Medical knows a …

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One Medical joins Whole Foods, MGM as strategic growth buys

A sign is posted in front of a One Medical office on July 21, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Amazon still makes most of its revenue from orders placed through its online stores, and most of its profit from its cloud computing arm. Both of …

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Amazon partners with Fred Hutchinson on cancer vaccine trial

Andy Jassy, chief executive officer of Amazon.Com Inc., during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is developing cancer vaccines in collaboration with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and it recently launched an FDA-approved clinical trial. …

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