Why Big Tech is getting involved in health care
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Amazon's recent acquisition of a chain of health care clinics from One Medical is raising questions of Big Tech's growing role in the sector. We talk to University of Michigan professor Erik Gordon about the potential antitrust implications, and what the Amazon example could mean for the sector going forward. Congress' newest committee, which focuses on competition with China, held its first hearing yesterday, at a time of increased tensions with the People's Republic. And, we talk to Susan Schmidt, Head of Public Equity at the State of Wisconsin Investment Fund, about the increasingly tenuous economic picture.
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Big Tech's health care mergers raise antitrust questions
Amazon's acquisition of health care clinics represents new antitrust terrain for the Federal Trade Commission.
Renewed focus on China competition in Washington
Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.
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