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Can Businesses Do Healthcare Better?

Last month Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced plans to create an in-house healthcare service to provide their 1.2 million total employees with “simplified, high-quality, and transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost.” Apple has made a stealth launch of what’s believed to be a similar endeavor. Quartz wonders whether these companies are “growing as impatient as their employees with the state of American healthcare” and simply aiming to control costs—or if these services are intended to allow them to test health products and services that will eventually be sold to the rest of us.