Despite his departure, many health industry insiders agree that there’s still a path forward for Haven. The key will be for the executive teams to rally behind this person in a big way, and for this new recruit to bring benefits into lockstep with their plans. Get it right, and there’s still big upside.
"Innovative employers, partnered with the best providers, are most empowered to fix United States health care,” said Jonathan Slotkin, chief medical officer of Contigo Health, an employer health-focused company that was formed inside Premier. “It really will take a partnership of the providers who deliver care and the employers who pay for that care,” he said.