Can Three of America’s Most Innovative Business Minds Really Transform Health Care?


Originally published in The Hill.

The recently announced health care collaboration between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase — three hugely rich, successful and totally different corporate behemoths — has become something of a Rorschach test for analysts and pundits. Since the companies themselves have said nothing about what their new venture will do, we are all free to spin scenarios to our hearts’ content, and to the public’s likely confusion.

The fact is, no one — probably including Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon — knows how Amazon and Company will provide their 1.1 million employees with “simplified, high-quality and transparent health care at a reasonable cost.”

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Publication Details

Publication Date: February 5, 2018
Authors: David Blumenthal, M.D.
Contact: David Blumenthal, M.D., President, The Commonwealth Fund

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