This is the 'disruption' large employers are hoping Amazon brings to healthcare

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In a survey with the National Business Group on Health, employers indicated they are closely watching for healthcare innovation. (iStock/AdrianHancu)

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway's buzzy partnership over their employee healthcare announced in January caught plenty of other large employers' attention. 

Sure, it could just end up being just another purchasing coalition.

But if it actually takes advantage of the breadth of Amazon's connection with consumers? That could stand to truly—pardon the overused term—"disrupt" healthcare for employers, said National Business Group on Health President and CEO Brian Marcotte.

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