Thursday, Jun 21 2018 8:48 AM The health world has been closely watching to see who Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase would choose to lead their health care initiative geared toward reining in astronomical costs. Atul Gawande, a highly respected doctor and writer on health care policy, is a “well-known luminary” in the field, but the pick was also a surprise to some because he lacks hands-on experience running a large organization. The New York Times: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan Name C.E.O. For Health Initiative The Associated Press: Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Pick Gawande To Lead Health Firm NPR: Atul Gawande: CEO Of Health Venture By Amazon, JPMorgan And Berkshire Hathaway The Washington Post: Atul Gawande Named To Head Cost-Cutting Health-Care Venture From Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan Chase Bloomberg: Doctor And Journalist Atul Gawande Picked For Dimon-Bezos-Buffett Health Firm The Wall Street Journal: Gawande To Head Health Venture Of Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan Bloomberg: Can This Surgeon Help Buffett, Bezos And Dimon Solve America’s Health-Care Crisis? Stat: 5 Ideas That May Steer Gawande As CEO Of Amazon-Backed Health Venture Modern Healthcare: Amazon, JPMorgan And Berkshire Crown Gawande: Does He Have The Business Chops? This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.