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Walgreens: Microsoft Scientists Working On ‘Store Of The Future’

Walgreens Boots Alliance said Microsoft is engaged in a “research project” focused on improving the drugstore chain’s data capabilities to create the “store of the future.”

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 8,700 As Walgreens, CVS Emerge

The number of U.S. urgent care centers rose 8% to 8,774 last year from 8,125 in 2017, a new report from the Urgent Care Association shows.

CVS Wants Omnicare Pharmacies To Target Assisted Living Market

CVS Health will keep its underperforming Omnicare long-term care pharmacies, seeing growth from a booming assisted living market.

CVS: 2019 To Be Year Of Transition Amid Drug Pricing Pressures

CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo said the company expects some “headwinds” as the drugstore chain integrates Aetna into the business amid drug pricing pressures and an underperforming Omnicare long-term care business.

GNC Partnership Extension Boosts Rite Aid’s Wellness Strategy

Rite Aid will extend its 21-year-old partnership with the health and wellness product store GNC through 2022.

Blue Cross Plans Launch Food Delivery To Address Social Determinants

Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in Illinois and Texas are launching a food delivery service to help consumers access healthy meals in “food deserts” located in Chicago and Dallas.

In Medicare For All Battle, Insurers Tout Democratic Allies

The health insurance industry is touting bipartisan Congressional support of private Medicare Advantage as some Democrats tout a single-payer version of Medicare for All.

Pressure Mounts On Walgreens To Kick Tobacco Sales Habit

Walgreens will meet with the Food and Drug Administration to discuss “violative tobacco sales to youth” at a time public health advocates and some shareholders want them to stop tobacco sales altogether.

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Surges For Centene And WellCare

Centene and WellCare Health Plans are the latest health insurers to report strong growth in seniors signing up for private Medicare Advantage coverage.

As Democrats Talk Single Payer, Private Medicare Advantage Soars

Health insurers are reporting unprecedented growth among seniors choosing private Medicare Advantage plans amid talk of a single payer approach that could uproot such coverage.

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