From fitness to wearable tech and even nutrition, Amazon continued its healthcare push this week, announcing a number of new products:
- Halo Fitness, a digital workout service
- Halo Nutrition, a personalized meal planner
- Halo View, a wearable device resembling a Fitbit
As we detailed in Issue No. 144, Amazon Prime Health, the tech giant has been making inroads into health, fitness, and healthcare:
All the while, the company has been advancing Amazon Care, a primary care and telehealth service. After piloting the program internally, Amazon Care has signed “multiple clients,” including Peloton-owned fitness equipment manufacturer Precor.
As fitness-focused companies like Peloton and WHOOP build high-performance platforms, tech companies like Apple and Amazon are prioritizing healthcare. Meanwhile, for their part, consumers are left wondering whether or not any of this health tech actually works.