A secretive Amazon initiative intends to provide virtual and in-person primary care services to employees at other large companies, Business Insider reported Wednesday. The healthcare service is reportedly an extension of Amazon Care, a pilot program announced in September 2019 that currently provides on-demand medical care for Amazon employees in the state of Washington. Eligible Amazon...
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