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GoodRx, a service for finding the best price on prescription drugs, is in sale talks for up to $3 billion

Prescription drug comparison pricing company GoodRx is reportedly in talks with several companies, including McKesson, to sell its assets for between $1.5 billion and $3 billion.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase Appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as Chief Executive Officer of Their Newly-Formed Company to Address U.S. Employee Healthcare

Surgeon, professor, and journalist Atul Gawande, MD will become CEO of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase’s new healthcare venture, effective July 9.

Special congressional panel to scrutinize VA’s medical records overhaul

Rep. Phil Roe, MD (R-TN) and Tim Walz (D-MN) will create a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs subcommittee that will keep a close eye on the VA’s EHR overhaul and other major IT projects.

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