“Advice for Gawande as he takes up tall health care challenge” – The Boston Globe

gawandeDr. Atul Gawande. – Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

by Liz Kowalczyk – Boston Globe staff

“They’ve made a big splash, but three powerful business leaders who want to reinvent health care have been short on details about their venture. They took a notable step forward on Wednesday, recruiting Boston surgeon and prolific author Dr. Atul Gawande to head their new, still-mysterious company.

“Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase chairman Jamie Dimon aim to improve medical care and lower its cost for their employees, and become a national model. But exactly how they envision doing that is unclear — especially in a field with no shortage of ambitious plans and ideas.

“‘The lack of details makes it a little bit of a shot in the dark,’’’ … Continue reading this Boston Globe article, click here.


ABC’s backers are: A is for Amazon, B is for Berkshire, and C is for Chase. ABC is a not-for-profit joint venture that those companies’ CEOs—Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon—have created to reinvent the way they provide and pay for health care for their employees.”

Atul Gawande, CEO? | The New Yorker writer and surgeon is an unconventional choice to lead the Bezos-Buffett health care startup, and a good one.” Slate.com

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