Chunka is an adviser and frequent speaker on strategy and innovation. A longtime consultant — at Accenture, Index and Diamond Management & Technology Partners, where he was chief innovation officer — he is managing director of the Devil’s Advocate Group, where he helps organizations design and stress test their innovation strategies. For speaking engagements, Chunka is exclusively represented by the BrightSight Group.
In Part 2 of this series, I explored how the innovations that Amazon popularized in retail would be transformative if applied to health care at scale. The potential value of such innovations is not lost on those inside the healthcare sector. Many startups and large healthcare organizations are already working hard to adapt and adopt them. (See, for […]
In Part 1 of this series, I argued that Amazon is the critical ingredient in making its health care alliance with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase successful—even though previous employer alliances have failed to make a dent in healthcare costs. Here’s a quick glimpse of how Amazon’s consumer focus, technological prowess, operational efficiency, strategic patience and successful history […]
“The ballooning cost of healthcare acts as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy.” That’s how Warren Buffett framed the context as he, Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon announced the alliance of their firms, Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase, to address healthcare. The problem is serious. Healthcare costs in the U.S. have been growing faster […]