A doctor holding a stethoscope with his hand

Amazon.com is buying an operator of primary-care clinics called 1Life Healthcare Inc. in a $3.9 billion deal.  It operates an array of primary-care practices under the name One Medical.  This is the first major acquisition during the tenure of CEO Andy Jassy, who has stated a key objective of the company is to expand more into health care.  Once the deal closes, Amazon will operate 180 medical offices in 25 U.S. markets and work with more than 8,000 companies to provide employees with both in-person and virtual care.

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