Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as CEO of their newly formed health care company

Atul Gawande named CEO of Buffett-Dimon-Bezos joint venture from CNBC.

  • Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway.
  • Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a partnership in January to tackle rising health-care costs.

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between AmazonJ.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, the three companies announced Wednesday.

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimonand Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a partnership in January to tackle rising health-care costs.

They will form a new company for the venture, which will be headquartered in Boston, a hub for biotechnology and medical research. It will be “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.”

Gawande will start July 9. He currently practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School.

He is founding executive director of Ariadne Labs, a health systems innovation center. He’s also written numerous books, including “Being Mortal” and “The Checklist Manifesto.”

www.cnbc.com/2018/06/20/buffett-bezos-dimon-appoint-dr-atul-gawande-as-ceo-of-their-newly-formed-health-care-company.html

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