The Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway health care venture announced Wednesday that endocrine surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande would lead the effort.
According to a Modern Healthcare report, Gawande is a general and endocrine surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and executive director of Ariadne Labs.
“We said at the outset that the degree of difficulty is high and success is going to require an expert’s knowledge, a beginner’s mind and a long-term orientation,” Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezas said in a statement. “Atul embodies all three … .”
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