Amazon Prime has launched a primary health insurance scheme, leveraging its acquisition of One Medical. The low-cost plan, $14 a month, includes prescription coverage. However, questions have been raised about trade-offs in care quality, information security, and the increasing role of AI in healthcare decisions. Concerns also exist over Amazon’s track record of selling unsubstantiated medical products. The company’s move aligns with a growing trend of tech and private equity involvement in healthcare, which has implications for patient care and worker conditions.
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The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,