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Amazon launches Amazon Pharmacy, a delivery service for prescription medications
A little over two years after its $753 million acquisition of the prescription medicine delivery service PillPack, Amazon has finally launched Amazon Pharmacy, its online and mobile prescription medication ordering and fulfillment service.
Using a secure pharmacy profile, customers can add their insurance information, manage prescriptions, and choose payment options all through Amazon’s service. And in another small push toward wider healthcare services, and not just selling items (although, yes, the goal is to sell items), users are provided with "self-service help" tools on Amazon’s portal, and they also have the option to speak to pharmacists over the phone for advice: "Friendly and knowledgeable pharmacists are available 24/7 to answer questions about medications." Service is free and discounts are offered with Prime membership.Read the full story