The healthcare plans of Amazon.com are slowly beginning to come into focus.

Amazon Could Nip Your Medical Bills

From The Street:

The healthcare plans of Amazon.com are slowly beginning to come into focus. No surprises, the Seattle ecommerce giant plans to upend everything, again.

Company engineers are working on software capable of reading digitized patient records and clinical notes, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Nov. 27.

It could be a major new business for Amazon.

The market for storing and analyzing health information is worth $7 billion, according to the Journal. Amazon Web Services is the leading provider of cloud computing services to businesses. Data storage is in its wheelhouse. The bigger story for Amazon is software.

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