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Amazon building The new firm — meant to help the 3 companies improve care and lower costs — will be based in Boston. It will be independent from the 3 firms, whose leaders formed the group as a way of contending with what Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett called a “tapeworm” eating the U.S. economy. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) –Atul Gawande, a surgeon and journalist who has written extensively about the U.S. failure to grapple with rising health-care spending, has been named to head a new health venture for Amazon.com., Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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