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Amazon (and friends) takes on a new industry: health care

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A company defined by utterly ruthless efficiency sets its sights on the flabbiest part of the U.S. economy? We shall see, now that Amazon has announced that it—along with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the banking behemoth JPMorgan Chase—will be entering the dominion of health care.

“The three of our companies have extraordinary resources, and our goal is to create solutions that benefit our

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