President Trump indicates that he will formally declare a national emergency over the opioid epidemic as soon as next week.
VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD heads to the White House to interview for the role of Secretary of HHS.
CNBC’s Christine Farr reports that Apple considered entering the healthcare provider space by acquiring Crossover Health, which works with employers to build and run on-site medical clinics. Apple was reportedly in earlier talks with One Medical, but neither deal materialized.
AMA announces a project to develop a shared framework for organizing health data in collaboration with IBM, Cerner, Intermountain Healthcare, American Heart Association, and American Medical Informatics Association.