Consumers could see true price-reducing disruption, with several major players inside and outside of the industry focusing on improving the cost, supply chain and customer experience.

I think it’s safe to say that everyone wants to see more value in the American health care system, and it looks like a lot of major players are stepping up to deliver. In the past three months, major announcements have re-energized the industry and many are excited about the future possibilities.

ICYMI: It’s rumored that Amazon is working on prescriptions and health data (although not many details have been released) and they’re already selling medical equipment in a big way. Then, CVS bought Aetna for $69 billion, making it the largest merger of 2017. Next, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a collaboration to do something about health care for their 1 million employees. Finally, this week it was announced that Walgreens is in talks with AmerisourceBergen. 

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