STAT+: 5 burning questions about Amazon’s $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical

With its acquisition of One Medical, Amazon is setting its sights squarely on shaking up primary care.

The company announced plans Thursday morning to acquire One Medical, which went public in 2020, for $18 per share in a deal valued at more than $3 billion. The deal will bring Amazon — which has launched a growing health care business that includes telehealth, brick-and-mortar clinics, and a pharmacy service — a valuable set of assets. One Medical has roughly 180 medical offices around the country, a subscription telehealth service, a homegrown electronic health record, and lucrative contracts with companies who pay One Medical to provide care for their employees.

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