Amazon will leverage One Medical's '5-to-1 model,' professor explains

Amazon will leverage One Medical's '5-to-1 model,' professor explains

Amazon will leverage One Medical's '5-to-1 model,' professor explains Amazon (AMZN) continues to redefine its reach with its latest acquisition of health care provider One Medical (ONEM) for $3.9 billion. The e-commerce giant's latest expansion into the health care sector follows a pattern of purchasing companies that complement its existing digital services, from its acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017 and to its deal with MGM completed this year. "What One Medical has — which I think Amazon likes and there's a lot of synergy — is they have a subscription model," Meghan Fitzgerald, health care policy professor at Columbia University, told Yahoo Finance Live (video above). "They have what's called a 5-to-1 model. You get five virtual telehealth visits and one in-person visit, right? Now that fits the Amazon …
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