As some U.S. states look to start reopening their coronavirus-battered economies amid protests from supporters of President Donald Trump anxious to get back to work, hardest hit New York state began mandating the wearing of masks or face coverings in public to contain the pathogen’s spread.

In the company’s daily blog about the precautions being taken to ensure continued service to the world, Amazon intends to build testing facilities for employees.

Amazon’s Project Gesundheit, a multi-year project including more than 100 people, is focused on finding a cure for the common cold.

Leading topics of the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference included a general lack of big deals, defining digital health, and biopharma’s diversity problem.

Pharma is in digital hyperdrive, and the job market looks nothing like it did in the past. Pharma marketers who ignore changes risk losing their competitive edge.

Amazon.com has steadily added options for customers to receive the company’s packages including in car trunks, inside home garages and potentially by drone.

Consolidation has dominated healthcare news over the past few years. Mergers between hospitals, payers, clinics, and other healthcare organizations are turning an ecosystem of individual stakeholders into one dominated by a few giants.

In January 2018, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and JP Morgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon announced they were creating a joint venture to slash healthcare costs and improve services. For more than a year, the joint venture had no name other than “ABC,” the first letters of each company’s name. Now the endeavor has an official name, Haven.

Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Microsoft Corp said they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices.

Leadership representing the 2018 Manny Award agency and network winners and finalists share their views on various healthcare industry trends and developments.