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Buoy Health partners with CVS Health on AI clinic referrals

Buoy Health partners with CVS Health on AI clinic referrals

BOSTON — Buoy Health, a start up health technology company that develops digital tools,  has entered into an agreement with CVS Health’s MinuteClinic subsidiary to provide patients with access to convenient, accessible and affordable care at any of its over 1,100 MinuteClinic locations nationwide. The relationship, which will be available to patients through www.buoyhealth.com later

CVS names Marc-David Munk CMO of MinuteClinic

CVS names Marc-David Munk CMO of MinuteClinic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has appointed Marc-David Munk, as the new chief medical officer (CMO) of MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic subsidiary, and as associate CMO of CVS Health. In his new role, Munk will lead and oversee MinuteClinic’s patient care strategies with a focus on ensuring that MinuteClinic continues to provide high-quality

New health programs rolled out by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — This month, CVS Health rolled out two health programs, one focused on preventive care and the other on a chronic disease. The first was the MinuteClinic providing free heart health screenings each week throughout the month. The second was an ongoing program called Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care. It was introduced to help

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic will provide free heart health screenings each week throughout this month. Dubbed “Know Your Numbers,” the MinuteClinic heart health screenings will be offered every Wednesday in February at all MinuteClinic locations. CVS said the heart health checks are part of its support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women”

CVS-Aetna augurs new health care experience

CVS-Aetna augurs new health care experience

The pending $69 billion acquisition of Aetna by CVS could yield valuable lessons for others in the health care and drugstore sectors as they seek to forge stronger ties to consumers. What interests us here is the potential for the CVS-Aetna merger to create new, meaningfully differentiated brand experiences for consumers. CVS has nearly 10,000

CVS, Aetna set to merge in transformative deal

CVS, Aetna set to merge in transformative deal

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health plans to acquire health insurer Aetna for roughly $69 billion in a first-of-its kind deal aimed at fending off challenges in retail and health care. The landmark CVS-Aetna merger deal comes at time when insurers are under pressure to lower medical costs, and retailers are under attack from new competitors,

Mega-merger turns spotlight on MinuteClinic

Mega-merger turns spotlight on MinuteClinic

While the changes that CVS Health’s $69 billion deal to buy Aetna may bring to the health care sector remain unclear, it’s very likely that a big beneficiary of deal would be MinuteClinic, says one market researcher. “Now these retail clinics in effect become in-house health care providers for Aetna,” explained Bruce Carlson, publisher at

CVS Health to buy Aetna for $69 billion

CVS Health to buy Aetna for $69 billion

WOONSOCKET, R.I., and HARTFORD, Conn. — Following mounting speculation over the past month, CVS Health has unveiled a cash-and stock-deal to acquire health insurer Aetna Inc. for $69 billion. CVS and Aetna said Sunday evening that under the merger pact, Aetna shareholders will receive about $207 per share, including $145 in cash and 0.8378 CVS

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has released findings from a poll on flu immunization as it urges families to get their shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week with the approach of peak flu season. A recent CVS survey found that 61% of Americans get a flu vaccine every year or plan to get one this

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — At presstime The Wall Street Journal along with other news agencies reported that CVS Health will offer more than $200 per share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health insurance giant Aetna Inc. Anonymous sources cited by WSJ originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. The possible transaction comes as

CVS stays atop regional health needs

CVS stays atop regional health needs

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has responded to regional crises to help meet the needs of residents in Florida and Houston. In Florida, CVS said this week it’s making the hepatitis A vaccine available to address an outbreak in the state. And in Houston, the company rescheduled its free Project Health screenings in light of

CVS Health to support new Anthem PBM

CVS Health to support new Anthem PBM

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has signed a five-year agreement to provide services to support IngenioRx, a new pharmacy benefit manager formed by Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurer Anthem Inc. CVS said Wednesday that its CVS Caremark PBM division will manage certain services for IngenioRx, including claims processing and prescription fulfillment. In addition, CVS

Kaiser Permanente, Target plan new Southern Calif. clinics

Kaiser Permanente, Target plan new Southern Calif. clinics

PASADENA, Calif. — Integrated health system Kaiser Permanente and Target Corp. plan to open 31 new retail clinics inside Target stores in Southern California. Kaiser Permanente said it will staff the new clinics — to be branded as “Target Clinic, care provided by Kaiser Permanente” — with licensed nurse practitioners and vocational nurses. Doctors will

CVS, MinuteClinic affiliate with Franciscan Health

CVS, MinuteClinic affiliate with Franciscan Health

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Regional health care system Franciscan Health has formed a clinical affiliation with CVS Health. Under the clinical collaboration, Franciscan Health patients in Indiana and Illinois will have access to clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs at CVS Pharmacy drug stores and CVS MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics. CVS Health

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