What Amazon’s $3.9B One Medical Acquisition Means for In-Home Senior Care

Retail and technology giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) last month announced plans to acquire primary care innovator One Medical for an astounding $3.9 billion.

The transaction doesn’t immediately affect senior-focused in-home care providers, but it’s another major stepping stone on the path toward disrupting the current U.S. health care system. What’s more, the deal reflects the ongoing consumerization of health care and steady emergence of nontraditional players, many of which have already revealed their home-based care designs.

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