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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Take On Healthcare

Shaking up the healthcare industry: Amazon, banking giant JP Morgana and holding company Berkshire Hathaway publicly announced they will be taking on the healthcare industry | GroundFloor Media PR Agency

Shaking up the healthcare industry: Amazon, banking giant JP Morgan and holding company Berkshire Hathaway publicly announced they will be taking on the healthcare industry.

Well, “shake it up baby, now” comes to mind when I think of Tuesday’s announcement that Amazon, banking giant JP Morgan and holding company Berkshire Hathaway publicly announced they will be taking on the healthcare industry. CEOs of the three companies say they’re aware of the enormous challenges they face.

In a statement, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, said, “The healthcare system is complex, and we enter into this challenge open-eyed about the degree of difficulty. 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.”

Although details on exactly how the new healthcare business would work have not been revealed, the partners plan to form an independent healthcare company for their employees in the United States. The initiative’s goal is to provide new technological solutions to simplify and decrease expenses for consumers.

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Amazon’s Drone Proposal Could Be A PR Minefield

It wasn’t a surprise that Amazon on Cyber Monday capitalized on its buzz-worthy plan to deliver packages to its customers’ doorsteps via drones.

Jeff Bezos used his “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday to get the ball rolling by talking about the innovative drone delivery plans. Though many people remain skeptical the idea will actually take hold, four or five or even 20 years from now, everyone tuned in to Amazon’s video, and it dominated conversation around the water cooler.

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