Tag Archives: healthcare

May, 2018

December, 2017

  • 4 December

    CVS Health to Acquire Health Insurer Aetna for $69 Billion

    WOONSOCKET, R.I. and HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company at the forefront of changing the health care landscape, and Aetna (NYSE: AET), one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, today announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which CVS Health will acquire …

May, 2017

December, 2016

November, 2016

March, 2016

  • 16 March

    Patient Tipping Point

    Patients face a tipping point when it comes to out-of-pocket costs. When patients’ share of health care costs reach a certain threshold, patients are more likely to skip refills of medications or fail to get their prescriptions filled in the first place. Most recently, this was demonstrated in a study …

June, 2015

  • 2 June

    Staying With the Patient

    Medication adherence issues account for a significant portion of avoidable health care costs each year, through drug waste, treatment failure, and medical complications. Identifying ways to improve adherence ripples out positively throughout the health care system – benefiting the patient, payers, and all other key players. The pharmacy model at …