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BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: Here's who wins and loses as Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft target niche sectors of healthcare
Consumer demands for fast healthcare services is causing companies to adopt digital tech.
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Healthcare organizations have to contend with the coronavirus pandemic and its lingering impacts, and shifting consumer demands for fast and convenient services. Healthcare players are being forced to move on their digital transformation efforts, and Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are lending their tech-savviness to become partners for the job.
The Big Four tech companies — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft — are accelerating their pursuit of the healthcare market, and they’re starting to hone their strategies in on specific corners of the ecosystem. Below, we break down how these players are ramping up their efforts to reshape healthcare by developing and collaborating on new tools that could be a boon to consumers, medical professionals, and insurers.
Amazon has been aggressively infiltrating as many healthcare sectors as possible over the last few years. It’s relying on its cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) and voice tech expertise to get through hospital doors, and it’s using acquisitions and large-scale partnerships to launch new healthcare projects.