Amazon’s Healthcare Play: It’s Exciting – But It’s Not New
The potential for employer-driven innovation has been in the news a lot lately, thanks to one of the world’s most innovative companies. Last year, Amazon announced its intention to create a new healthcare organization, Haven Healthcare. In partnership with JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, their broad vision is to create better outcomes, greater satisfaction and lower costs for their US employees and families.
But is this really anything new? And if it is, what might it mean for our healthcare system?