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BOSTON — Amazon’s murky ambitions in medicine have roiled markets and sparked debate that the tech giant might do for health care what it did for commerce. But taking on the U.S.’s tangled health care system is a taller order than disrupting overnight delivery, according to the governor most steeped in the complexities of the industry.

“The tricky part about this is it’s a more complicated market than people realize,” said Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker, who spent a decade running a health insurance company before winning election.

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