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Amazon Health-Care Move May Be Next ‘Home Run’ Like Cloud Services

  • Online retailer has history of starting small, building fast
  • Innovation and efficiency drove disruption in retail, IT
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Amazon.com Inc.’s foray into health care won’t be the first time it has disrupted an entire industry by starting with an effort inside the company.

Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is teaming up with fellow billionaires Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon to revamp health care for the 2.4 million workers and dependents of the companies they run. The move fostered widespread speculation the trio will eventually make their approach to medical care available to companies far and wide.