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Rush on to reinvent health care

Rush on to reinvent health care

Retail pharmacy operators and other health care providers received a jolt last month when Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase unveiled plans to form a stand-alone company that will address health care for their employees in the U.S., where costs are notoriously high and patient outcomes often vary widely. While details of the venture remain

CVS aims to be ‘partner of choice’ in health care

NEW YORK — CVS Health’s delivery of value to health care stakeholders makes it a “partner of choice,” president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo said at the company’s Analyst Day. Notwithstanding all the changes occurring in health care, success will be determined by the ability to make care more affordable, accessible and effective, he

With Trump, what’s next for health care?

With Trump, what’s next for health care?

For retail pharmacy operators, the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States ushers in a period of uncertainty. Health care was a focal point during the closing days  of his unorthodox campaign, when he repeatedly vowed that one of his top priorities after taking office would be to repeal and

H-E-B’s Otto talks health care

PALM BEACH, Fla. — In his first remarks as chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Martin Otto outlined the challenges facing the American health care system, which is characterized by higher costs and poorer outcomes than those of many other developed countries. “There are a lot of structural issues in the health