Unless you’ve been under a rock the past few days, you’ve heardthat Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a collaboration to do something abouthealth care for their employees. While the announcement highlightedgoals of transparency, tech innovation and forsakenprofits – it didn’t include details of how these goals would beachieved. So, what are we supposed to think?

I’ve read at least 10 articles on the topic and it’s BIG in allways! (ICYMI: Amazon is the biggest retailer, JP Morgan is thebiggest bank and Berkshire Hathaway has substantial minority stockholdings in some of the biggest and best-known publiclytraded companies in the United States. The health-care industry is18 percent of the GDP and within two hours of the announcement,speculation caused key health care companies to drop $30 billiondollars in market value.)

As a previous senior manager at Amazon, I have great confidencein this collaboration because Jeff Bezos demonstrates thecharacteristics this endeavor will require: vision, financialstrength, tech innovation, enthusiasm and a passion for thecustomer. I’m excited to see these three giants of tech, finance,and industry collaborating.

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