Amazon Poised to Enter Healthcare Industry With ‘Haven’ Plan

Civica Rx CEO Predicts “Stampede” If Amazon's Haven Succeeds
– Healthcare Dive
Manatt’s Lisa Suennen, leader of the firm’s digital and technology group, was quoted by Healthcare Dive on her comments about information transparency and potential new healthcare options at this year’s World Healthcare Congress in Washington, D.C.

Civica Rx CEO Martin Van Trieste said he supports Amazon’s efforts to disrupt the healthcare industry with a new healthcare entity, Haven. The entity will be a joint effort between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway and will be based in Boston. 

Suennen agreed, saying that tech companies have a unique opportunity to enter the industry.

“Government and legacy businesses alike have their hands tied by perverse financial incentives, making them unlikely candidates for disruption,” she said.

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