Behavioral Health Business July 21, 2022
Laura Lovett

Retail giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is furthering its foothold in health care with the acquisition of hybrid primary care provider One Medical (Nasdaq: ONEM) for $3.9 billion.

The San Francisco-based health provider will bring to the table its virtual and in-person care capabilities. This acquisition not only gives Amazon more primary care resources, but also behavioral health assets.

During One Medical’s first quarter earnings call, the provider announced its plans to expand its behavioral health offerings. Most recently, the company launched Healthy Mind, which is focused on mental well-being and resilience. It combines primary care visits with cognitive testing, wellness coaching and support from a therapist as needed.

The company first entered the behavioral health space in April of 2020...

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Topics: Mental Health, Mergers & Acquisitions / JV, Primary care, Provider, Retailer, Trends
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