Becker's Healthcare February 3, 2020
Laura Dyrda

On Jan. 30, 2018, three dynamic companies partnered with the goal of revolutionizing healthcare delivery and lowering costs. Since then, we haven’t heard much from them about the venture.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co., set out to improve employee satisfaction while decreasing the cost of care through a new venture, dubbed Haven. The three partners aimed to bring scale and expertise to their new venture, with a focus on technology solutions that would provide transparent healthcare at a “reasonable cost.”

“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett said when the venture was launched. “Our group does not come to this problem with answers....