Thursday, February 15, 2018

Amazon Bets on Band-Aids as Health Industry Braces for Shakeup

Bloomberg Inc. may have big ambitions to shake up health care, but it is starting small.

The Internet giant is angling to become the go-to source for basic medical supplies such as latex gloves, bandages and sutures. While that’s not the sort of splashy entrance into the U.S. health sector that some investors have braced for, it could be a sounder route for Amazon to set itself up as a long-term player.. . . more