Amazon in healthcare: disruption in motion or a nothing-burger?

Amazon’s announcement needs to be seen in the light of fundamental changes underway in how health care is purchased and delivered and the one thing it may have going for itself.

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No company I know can stir up so much debate over so little detail in a public announcement as Amazon did last week. Judging by reactions to the announcement, to some it was a harbinger of the much-needed disruption of healthcare, but to others, it was a tornado in an espresso cup.

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