CNBC’s Christine Farr reports that Amazon is in the final stages of planning its move into the healthcare space, and is considering selling prescription drugs as an entry point. The tech giant is expected to make a decision on its next steps by Thanksgiving.
California Governor Edmund Brown Jr. announces the formation of the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Precision Medicine. The committee will advise the governor on the use of data-driven tools and analysis to help the State improve health and health care.
The Wall Street Journal reports that President Trump will sign an executive order this week rolling back health insurance regulations governing ACA’s individual marketplaces.
Federal prosecutors are investigating Lenox Hill Hospital’s (NY) Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at for simultaneously running operating rooms on hundreds of occasions, a practice patients did not know about.