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Dr. Atul Gawande is set to become the chief executive of a new health care company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase.

The company, which has yet to be named, is being launched with lofty ambitions: to find innovative ways to improve health care for employees of the three companies. But its founders have hinted that company-wide solutions could help find solutions to problems across the entire U.S. health system.


So far, announcements regarding the new enterprise have been light on policy details, leaving many to wonder how exactly it can succeed where so many others have failed. We asked some of the country’s leading health care experts and others for how they would counsel Gawande as he begins his new adventure.

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