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Taming the Tapeworm: Even Amazon Needs a Little Help

Categories: Healthcare Matters, Industry News, Procurement, Supply Chain Tags: General News, L2 As reported earlier this week, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan have announced a partnership to cut health costs. Apparently, the partnership won’t be Amazon-led but rather an independent company that will operate “free from profit-making incentives.” What does that mean? My best guess is that the new entity will deliberately bear no resemblance to the current group purchasing organization (GPO) supplier-paid fee model.
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