Microsoft and Pharmacy Together – level 2

25-01-2019 07:00

Microsoft and a large pharmacy chain are working together for the next seven years to create new projects in health care. They want to use Microsoft’s technology to make health care in the pharmacy shops better and to lower costs.

The other part of the project is to lower Amazon’s influence in health by giving people more options. Last year, Amazon bought an online pharmacy. Another pharmacy chain responded by buying a health insurance company. Then, both pharmacy chains started next-day delivery services for drugs.

Difficult words: pharmacy (a place where you can get drugs and other things for your health care), chain (a group of shops by the same company), influence (how much power something or someone has).

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