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Bezos, Buffett, Dimon health venture will be based in Boston

Original Source: Boston Globe Three of the country’s best-known business leaders have turned to Dr. Atul Gawande, a Boston surgeon and best-selling author, to head their new company aimed at reinventing how health care is delivered. In announcing Gawande’s appointment Wednesday, investor Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said their […]

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Start-ups have a better shot than Amazon at fixing health care, says prominent Silicon Valley investor

Original Source: CNBC.com Silicon Valley venture capitalist Joe Lonsdale has just raised a $640 million fund and plans to spend a good chunk of that in health care. Lonsdale, who co-founded software company Palantir and backed virtual reality company Oculus, now sees health as the market where start-ups can have the biggest impact addressing some of society’s […]

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan Chase Launch New Health Care Company

Original Source: NPR.org Health care costs are “a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett says, and now his firm is teaming up with Amazon and JPMorgan Chase to create a new company with the goal of providing high-quality health care for their U.S. employees at a lower cost. […]

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