STAT reports that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has earned bipartisan praise of his work thus far, may replace Tom Price as secretary of HHS.
Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) write a bipartisan letter to the GAO outlining topics they would like addressed in the 21st Century Cures Act-mandated report on improving patient matching.
Rock Health publishes its Q3 2017 digital health funding report. 2017 has been a record-breaking year for startup investments, with Q3 funding raising $1.2 billion, bringing the year-to-date total to $4.7 billion.
The Wall Street Journal covers worsening conditions in Puerto Rico as the healthcare delivery network on the island struggles to return to operations.