Amazon and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that they will sell health tech company Samsung Health to Amazon for $800 billion.
Amazon is using the technology to help customers shop for groceries, order prescriptions and buy prescription medications.
The move is a significant step toward Samsung’s goal of becoming the world’s largest health tech provider.
The deal is expected to create jobs for the tech sector in both the U,S.
Amazon’s deal with Samsung comes at a time when health technology is poised to become one of the fastest growing sectors of the U