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Haven tried to solve health care but shuts down after 3 years
A joint venture by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase, its objective was to provide good health care to the employees


Haven tried to solve health care

Formed by Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon, Haven tried to solve the health care related issues in the US but comes to a close three years later. This was a partnership program between Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon, and JPMorgan Chase. A company spokesperson informed CNN Business that Haven will end all its operations at the end of February 2021.

Haven is a non-profit healthcare entity that was set up by Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase, and Amazon to expand its services to other firms in the US as well. Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Haven tried to solve health care issues in the cooperate field. Atul Gawande was appointed as the CEO of Haven Healthcare in June 2018. Haven had planned to partner with CVS Health’s Aetna and Cigna to offer health plants to over 30,000 employees of JPMorgan Chase across the states of Ohio and Arizona in 2019.

In May 2020, Gawande announced his resignation from the post of CEO leaving the company in the hands of Mitch Betses who was the COO. After the announcement of the company ending operations, the three companies informed that they plan to collaborate informally on concerned matters.

Haven tried to solve health care problems by providing better services and insurance at a comparatively lower cost to families and workers who worked in the three companies that put Haven together. The company had the potential to expand its services to other US companies as well.

Haven had battled to make advances past its three partners since its initiation. Atul Gawande, CEO Haven, stepped down last May from his position and head operating Officer Jack Stoddard likewise left the firm in 2019 after only a couple of months’ tenure.

A spokesperson from JPMorgan Chase and Amazon has confirmed the shutting down of this joint venture as well.

Going ahead, the three organizations are expected to keep on zeroing in on boosting the medical care contributions for their workers, particularly as the Covid-19 vaccine opens up to a more extensive and wider group of Americans.

Amazon is inclining up its endeavors in the medical care business. The organization as of now claims online drug store PillPack and as of late dispatched plans to deliver remedies to Prime individuals.

Berkshire Hathaway, run by tycoon Warren Buffett, has as of late been searching for deals in the medical care area.

Berkshire announced in November that it purchased portions of Covid-19 vaccine developer giant pioneer Pfizer (PFE) in the third quarter of 2020. Buffett’s firm additionally put resources into Merck (MRK), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), and AbbVie (ABBV).





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