Amazon-led health venture should focus on life expectancy and disease prevention, experts say

(L-R) Jane Metcalfe, Anne Wojcicki, and Stephen Quake speak onstage at WIRED25 Summit: WIRED Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Tech Icons Of The Past & Future on October 15, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

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(L-R) Jane Metcalfe, Anne Wojcicki, and Stephen Quake speak onstage at WIRED25 Summit: WIRED Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Tech Icons Of The Past & Future on October 15, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

The health-care partnership between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan, announced early this year, is one of the biggest stories in the industry.

So it’s only natural that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and Stanford University’s Steven Quake, who have spent decades working in and around health care, were asked about it on stage at the Wired 25th anniversary summit on Monday. Both of them had some advice to offer Atul Gawande, the newly-appointed CEO of the…

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