Amazon Can't Deliver the Covid Vaccine—But It Is Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Pharmacy retailers are making medical services more affordable and accessible

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Healthcare has been top of mind for American consumers throughout 2020, and a new player has just entered the field: online pharmacy services from Amazon.

Amazon Pharmacy offers prescriptions with free two-day delivery and a savings benefit for customers paying without insurance. In a statement, TJ Parker, vice president of the service, said it “[brings] Amazon’s customer obsession to an industry that can be inconvenient and confusing.” That means helping customers understand their medication options while offering price transparency and fast delivery.



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