Healthcare company to increase user satisfaction and reduce costs

Amazon, the world’s ubiquitous online store, revealed today it is collaborating with Warren Buffet, who heads Berkshire Hathaway, and the bank JPMorgan Chase to build an independent, nonprofit healthcare company with the goal of increasing user satisfaction and reducing costs.

The first order of business, the partners announced, is focusing on technology solutions that will provide U.S. employees and their families simplified, high-quality and transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost. They plan to draw on their combined capabilities and resources to take a fresh approach.

“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” Buffett said in a statement. “Our group does not come to this problem with answers. But we also do not accept it as inevitable.”

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos added that the partners are entering into the challenge aware that it will be difficult.

“Hard as it might be, reducing healthcare’s burden on the economy while improving outcomes for employees and their families would be worth the effort,” Bezos said in a statement. “Success is going to require talented experts, a beginner’s mind, and a long-term orientation.”

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon added that people want transparency and more control over their own healthcare and the partners intend to work toward that for their own employees initially and potentially for all Americans.

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