Amazon dips its toes into health data manipulation with HealthLake

Healthcare Dive

Rebecca Pifer

Dive Brief:
Amazon has rolled out a new data aggregation and standardization service for healthcare and life sciences organizations, the tech giant announced Tuesday.

The goal of the HIPAA-eligible tool, called Amazon HealthLake, is to make it simpler for healthcare organizations to manipulate, structure and search their data.

In other Amazon news, the e-commerce behemoth has expanded its network of health clinics for employees with four additional locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the company said last week.

​Dive Insight:
Amazon has elbowed deeper into healthcare over the past few years, seeing significant space for disruption in the industry. A key prong of its strategy is...

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