Hospital supplier shares dive on Amazon medical supply report
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An x-ray machine sits in an exam room at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Illinois.
Amazon is gearing up to launch a larger offering in the medical supplies business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
The disruptive internet company made another move affecting the health-care industry last month.
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan Chase announced a partnership on Jan. 30 to cut health costs and improve services for employees.
Amazon, McKesson and Owens & Minor did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Cardinal Health declined to comment.
Amazon shares were little changed in premarket.