Paul Darling co-wrote this blog post with Pratap Khedkar.
This is the second post in a two-part series on the recently announced Berkshire Hathaway/Amazon/JPMorgan Chase healthcare venture.
The U.S. healthcare system is broken. Most healthcare stakeholders now are willing to admit that, and many are actively trying to fix it—or at least starting to talk about what it would take to do so. Many of the recent consolidations and vertical integrations are the involved parties’ attempts at solving for links in the healthcare chain that they previously had no access to, or influence over. Now three giants from corporate America are looking to wade deeper into healthcare delivery to see if they can make some fixes for their employees—and for themselves.