How the Netflix Model Is Making Its Way to the Health Care Space

The Netflix direct to consumer model is making its way to the health care space.
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The Netflix (NFLX) - Get Report direct to consumer model is making its way to the health care space. 

"Employers are saying, I'm going to bypass the insurer - they're not really lowering the cost or driving the clinical improvement that I need," said Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier (PINC) - Get Report , a $5.8 billion company that helps hospitals reduce costs.

DeVore expects more employers to work directly with health care provider networks in an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

While details remain scarce, the goal of cutting out the middlemen and reducing health care costs is at the center of the JPMorgan Chase (JPM) - Get Report , Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) - Get Report health care initiative, announced earlier this year.