SAN FRANCISCO — While speaking at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel here, CVS Health chief executive officer Larry Merlo discussed efforts under way to integrate Aetna into its business. Those efforts include CVS opening the first of a series of concept stores next month in the Houston
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Last month, CVS Health completed its acquisition of Aetna, positioning the retail chain as the nation’s premier health innovation company. “Today marks the start of a new day in health care and a transformative moment for our company and our industry,” declared CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo when
Woonsocket, R.I. – CVS Health on Wednesday announced that it completed its acquisition of Aetna establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. “Today marks the start of a new day in health care and a transformative moment for our company and our industry,” said CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo.
LOS ANGELES — CVS Health, by combining with Aetna Inc., will lead the broad change needed in American health care, CVS president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo said at a forum here. “What we propose is bold, disruptive and truly unique,” Merlo said last month at Town Hall Los Angeles. “It’s also achievable, with
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Pharmacy gains propelled CVS Health’s second quarter results ahead of Wall Street’s expectations. Retail sales for the three months ended June 30 climbed 5.7% to $20.7 billion, despite less front-end traffic. Overall same-store sales rose 5.9%. Pharmacy sales jumped 8.3% from a year ago, while same-store front-end sales dipped 1%. CVS’ revenue
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s revenue was on the rise as it filled more prescriptions and benefited from a lower effective tax rate, the company said on Wednesday in reporting its operating results for the three months ended March 31. The drug store chain said its first quarter revenue increased 2.6% to $45.7 billion from
WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Health has rolled out a sweeping plan that utilizes its integrated pharmacy assets to help battle drug misuse and abuse, namely opioid painkillers. The program would also boost funding for addiction programs, counseling and safe disposal of opioids. “As America’s front door to health care with a presence in nearly 10,000 communities
NEW YORK – CVS Health, at its annual analysts’ day held here on Wednesday, raised the midpoint of its earnings outlook for 2016 and reiterated its five-year targets. “Over the past several years, CVS Health has been preparing for the changes in the health care landscape by expanding our extensive suite of leading assets and