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Amazon Acquires Health Care Company

Amazon is acquiring One Medical, a membership-based primary health care provider, for $3.9 billion, including debt. The San Francisco-based health care startup offers a combination of in-person, digital and virtual care services. “The acquisition — Amazon’s third-largest behind Whole Foods Market ($13.7 billion) and MGM ($8.45 billion) — comes as Amazon continues to position itself as a provider of on-demand healthcare services,” per Chain Store Age. “The company now offers its Amazon Care service nationwide, and will roll out in-person care services to more than 20 new cities this year.”

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