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How Atul Gawande landed perhaps the most extraordinary (or impossible) job in health care

Dr. Atul Gawande’s selection last week by Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, and Warren Buffett to run a venture with the extraordinary yet seemingly futile goal of disrupting the health care industry didn’t stem from any longstanding relationship he had with any of them. Its genesis was an article he wrote for The New Yorker nine years ago.

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