The health care venture launched by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway (Berkshire), and JPMorgan Chase (the venture)—recently announced Serkan Kutan as its chief technology officer (CTO). Mr. Kutan formerly served as the CTO for Zocdoc, an online medical care appointment booking service.
Mr. Kutan will join the venture in its mission to cut health care costs for their U.S. employees, improve employee satisfaction, and improve technology solutions. Court filings from a lawsuit being filed against the venture by UnitedHealth suggest that the venture is exploring ways to combine third party vendors’ products to boost value for the three organizations.
Amazon.com Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington. Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide.
This was reported by Becker’s Hospital Review on February 4, 2019.
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