President-elect Donald Trump meets with leading healthcare executives from Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic & more

Donald Trump met with some of the nation's leading healthcare executives on Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla., according to the Washington Post.

Here are five things to know:

1. The guests included Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, MD; Baltimore-based The Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Paul Rothman, MD; Boston-based Partners HealthCare President and CEO David Torchiana, MD; and Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Toby Cosgrove.

2. After the meeting with Mr. Trump, Dr. Noseworthy's office issued a statement saying the goal of the meeting was to "share his perspective on the future of healthcare delivery, research and excellence" and that he was "pleased for the opportunity."

3. As chief executive of Johns Hopkins, Dr. Rothman oversees both the school of medicine and the Johns Hopkins Health System, which features six hospitals, hundreds of community physicians and a self-funded health plan.

4. Partners HealthCare operates in a state perceived to be on the forefront of healthcare reform, The Washington Post reports. As chief executive, Dr. Torchina oversees Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospital, both in Boston.

5. Dr. Cosgrove, a heart surgeon, has made news as of late over being Mr. Trump's number one pick to lead the Department of Veteran Affairs.

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