Should Amazon's drugstore know your medical condition?

Published November 19, 2020

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The Los Angeles Times covered Amazon’s announcement of its new online pharmacy and quoted Peter Winkelstein, executive director of the UB Institute for Healthcare Informatics, who said: “At this point, we have no idea what’s going to happen when you tell Amazon that you need a certain medication. The only thing that seems fair to say is that they’re going to monetize this information any way they can.”

 

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