They have found a leader, and he has made his first pub­lic state­ment.  They are putting togeth­er a team, named Haven.  They are going to reform health­care – but start with their own com­pa­nies and their own employ­ees.  CEO Atul Gawande, M.D. has stat­ed that Haven “will be an advo­cate for the patient and an ally to any­one” who wants to improve patient care and costs.  The com­pa­ny will “cre­ate new solu­tions and work to change sys­tems, tech­nolo­gies, con­tracts, pol­i­cy and what­ev­er else is in the way of bet­ter care” – a tall order.  But with sev­er­al hun­dred thou­sand employ­ees between Ama­zon, Berk­shire Hath­away and Cit­i­Group as the founders, this is a pret­ty big lab­o­ra­to­ry.  More news to come…