Reaction to Amazon's New Healthcare Business

Jan 30, 2018

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced January 30 that they are partnering on ways to address healthcare for their US employees, with the aim of improving employee satisfaction and reducing costs. Our Health & Life Sciences team has provided commentary in recent media reports on what this means for the healthcare industry.

“It’s not news that jumbo employers are frustrated with escalating costs and lousy experiences in the healthcare system," Partner Sam Glick told Politico.

“It’s much more consumer oriented and much less partner-with-the-good-parts-of-the-system-oriented than I think any other announcement we’ve seen,” Sam Glick told Fast Company.

Read the full Politico article here.

Read the full Fast Company article here