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Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC Increases Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/14/2019

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC Increases Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by John Perry on Nov 13th, 2019 Tweet Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 49,525 shares …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC | 11/14/2019

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC Posted by Lisa Pomrenke on Nov 13th, 2019 Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.5% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 49,525 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 250 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $3,124,000 at …

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FCA Corp TX Trims Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/14/2019

FCA Corp TX Trims Stock Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Wayne Rhoads on Nov 13th, 2019 Tweet FCA Corp TX cut its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 21,736 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 221 shares during …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Sold by FCA Corp TX | 11/14/2019

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Sold by FCA Corp TX Posted by Adam Dyson on Nov 13th, 2019 FCA Corp TX reduced its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 21,736 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 221 shares during the quarter …

Checkup for Healthcare Moats | Morningstar | 11/13/2019

We have taken a fresh look at U.S. health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) , CVS Health ( CVS ) , and Cigna ( CI ) . We continue to view their stocks as undervalued. However, after reviewing the competitive dynamics and ongoing debate about these players’ long-term roles in the U.S. health system, we reduced our economic moat rating for UnitedHealth to narrow from wide and cut our moat trend ratings for …

Northstar Group Inc. Decreases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/13/2019

Northstar Group Inc. Decreases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Charles Blunt on Nov 12th, 2019 Northstar Group Inc. trimmed its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 21,745 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 792 shares during the period. Northstar Group …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by Puzo Michael J | 11/13/2019

January 2014 CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by Puzo Michael J November 13th, 2019 - Comments Off on CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by Puzo Michael J - Filed Under - by Nicole Kennedy Tweet Puzo Michael J increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC …

Putnam FL Investment Management Co. Has $6.05 Million Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/13/2019

Putnam FL Investment Management Co. lifted its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 7.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 95,898 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,379 shares during the quarter. Putnam FL Investment Management Co.’s holdings in CVS Health were …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) is Monte Financial Group LLC’s Largest Position | 11/13/2019

Monte Financial Group LLC boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.2% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 80,288 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,500 shares during the quarter. CVS Health makes up 4.1% of Monte Financial Group LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its largest position. Monte Financial Group LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $5,064,000 at …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Sold by Zeke Capital Advisors LLC | 11/13/2019

Zeke Capital Advisors LLC lowered its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 42.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,708 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 9,347 shares during the period. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $801,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Price Target Raised to $82.00 at Mizuho - Ticker Report | 11/13/2019

… The Fly reports. They currently have a buy rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Raymond James upped their price target on CVS Health from $75.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a strong-buy rating in a report on Thursday, November 7th. ValuEngine raised CVS Health from a strong sell rating to a sell October 2nd. Bank …

Putnam FL Investment Management Co. Acquires 6,379 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - Ticker Report | 11/13/2019

Putnam FL Investment Management Co. boosted its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 7.1% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 95,898 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 6,379 shares during the period. Putnam FL Investment Management Co.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $6,048,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Brinker Capital Inc. | 11/13/2019

Brinker Capital Inc. boosted its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 15.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 168,921 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 22,588 shares during the period. Brinker Capital Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $10,654,000 at the end of …

Excalibur Management Corp Boosts Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/13/2019

Excalibur Management Corp Boosts Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Bob Meade on Nov 13th, 2019 Tweet Excalibur Management Corp lifted its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 47,235 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 903 shares …

Shares of Quest Diagnostic Rank the Highest in Terms of Relative Performance in the Health Care Services Industry (DGX , MD , CVS , DVA , LH ) | 11/13/2019

Shares of Quest Diagnostic Rank the Highest in Terms of Relative Performance in the Health Care Services Industry (DGX , MD , CVS , DVA , LH ) 4:26am By Amy Schwartz Here are the top 5 stocks in the Health Care Services industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found: Quest Diagnostic ( NYSE:DGX ) ranks …

BancorpSouth Bank Has $2.69 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/13/2019

BancorpSouth Bank Has $2.69 Million Stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Bonnie Powley on Nov 13th, 2019 Tweet BancorpSouth Bank grew its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 42,584 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,447 shares during the …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Holdings Decreased by AllSquare Wealth Management LLC | 11/13/2019

AllSquare Wealth Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 28.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 923 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 363 shares during the period. AllSquare Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $58,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Holdings Raised by Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC | 11/13/2019

Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 2.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 16,925 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 436 shares during the quarter. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,067,000 at the end of the most …

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… 2019 University of Michigan study found that 34 percent of Americans aged 50 to 80 feel they lack companionship, while 27 percent feel isolated ( University of Michigan 2019). To address this issue, Aetna , a CVS Health ® company (NYSE: CVS ), has developed a Social Isolation Index to estimate each member’s risk of social isolation. The Index, which is based on claims data and multi-dimensional information on social determinants of health …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Bogart Wealth LLC | 11/13/2019

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Acquired by Bogart Wealth LLC Posted by Lisa Pomrenke on Nov 13th, 2019 Bogart Wealth LLC grew its stake in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3,103.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 46,617 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 45,162 shares during the quarter …

Telehealth

Workit Health’s Digital Addiction Care Joins the Aetna Network | 11/13/2019

Aetna, a CVS Health company, partners with leading digital addiction care provider Workit Health to provide services for its members in select states. ANN ARBOR, MICH. – NOVEMBER 12, 2019 – Workit Health, the nation’s leading provider … vital role in improving access to quality addiction care via telehealth, and we’re proud Aetna is giving their members more options at their moment of readiness to get help.” “We are committed to easy access …

How Big-Box Retailers Can Revitalize Rural Health Care | Forbes | 11/12/2019

CVS is not just an economic anchor but a civic institution. It’s a gathering place for far-flung residents. And it may be the most convenient place for historically underserved populations to seek health care. /p p Adding telehealth capabilities to our existing retail infrastructure could significantly expand access to top-notch care—and reduce costs for patients and the healthcare system. /p p Retail health clinics—low-cost health …

Population Health

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… 80 feel they lack companionship, while 27 percent feel isolated ( University of Michigan 2019). To address this issue, Aetna , a CVS Health ® company (NYSE: CVS ), has developed a Social Isolation Index to estimate each member’s … of Aetna’s overall Medicare social connectedness strategy, which is a population health approach to improving the holistic well-being of Aetna’s members. Members identified for outreach by Resources For Living specifically fall in a rising …

In the Emergency Room, Patients’ Unmet Social Needs and Health Needs Converge | 11/8/2019

… can be found here .) Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation and vice president of community health and impact for CVS Health Corp., said the data accentuates the urgent need to look beyond statistics collected … necessary context for their patients by merging assessment tools and population health data with its electronic health records system, Cerner Corp. According to Cole, “one of the things we consistently heard in the beginning was …

Mental Health

Let’s make sure vets have the mental health services they need | MSN | 11/11/2019

… to take action. No one ever taught you to sit around. For veterans, the same mindset must be applied to mental health. Not only is it ok to seek resources, you should be seeking resources … disciplined approach to fulfilling our mission, including Comcast, Nike and CVS. But while there is an increased focus around Veterans Day on mental health challenges for our community, the work continues the other 364 days …

Retail makes its case, telehealth and voice tech dominate: 6 takeaways from HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

… Abnousi, Facebook’s head of health research, said. “The lion’s share of health outcomes is driven by social and behavioral variables.” CVS is similarly working to combat SDOH factors by leveraging its reams of consumer data … management services to hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and behavioral and mental health

Medicaid

In the Emergency Room, Patients’ Unmet Social Needs and Health Needs Converge | 11/8/2019

… can be found here .) Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation and vice president of community health and impact for CVS Health Corp., said the data accentuates the urgent need to look beyond statistics collected … perspective, is twofold. At the local level, those engaged with Medicaid beneficiaries have witnessed the profound effect of socioeconomic disparity emerge repeatedly in the data. On a broader scale, the systemwide shift from a fee …

How A Computer Model Prices the Value Of Good Health and Moderates Drug Costs | 11/7/2019

… the world, the U.S. generally doesn’t exclude medicine on the grounds of cost from its publicly funded health-care programs, Medicaid and Medicare. Because of that, drugmakers can typically charge much more than elsewhere in … Administration also uses ICER’s reports to inform its coverage decisions. CVS Caremark, the pharmacy-benefit-manager arm of CVS Health Corp., offers self-insured employers, which don’t have to cover all drugs and treatments, a …

Medicare

Willingdon Wealth Management Sells 1,557 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/7/2019

Brokerages Anticipate F.N.B. Corp (NYSE:FNB) to Post $0.29 EPS Willingdon Wealth Management Sells 1,557 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Willingdon Wealth Management Sells 1,557 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) - Filed … pharmacy network management, mail order pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and infusion, Medicare Part D, clinical, disease management, and medical spend management services. Featured Story: The Discount Rate – What You Need to Know Want to see what …

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Stock Position Decreased by Willingdon Wealth Management | 11/7/2019

Willingdon Wealth Management lessened its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The … pharmacy network management, mail order pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and infusion, Medicare Part D, clinical, disease management, and medical spend management services. Further Reading: Marijuana Stocks Investing Considerations Want to see what other hedge funds are …

Medicare Advantage

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Forces in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s | 11/7/2019

… to support Alzheimer’s Association Mission Press Release from the Alzheimer’s Association: CHARLESTON, W.VA., November 5, 2019 – The Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health announced today a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer’s disease – a … directed health insurance products and related services, including rapidly expanding Medicare Advantage offerings and a leading standalone Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. The company believes its innovative health care model increases access to quality …

CVS profit up 10% thanks to Aetna; warns Q4 won’t be as rosy | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

share Dive Brief: Aetna once again drove CVS Health’s quarterly earnings, though all three of its major businesses — healthcare benefits, retail and long-term care and pharmacy services — performed in-line or above company expectations … also announced its joint replacement pilot would be incorporated into Medicare Advantage plans in select geographies next year; the first phase of its chronic kidney care pilot was rolled out to Aetna clients for early …

Digital Health

The CEO of CVS Health just gave us one key example that shows how it plans to use its 10,000 pharmacies to upend healthcare | Business Insider | 11/7/2019

CVS Health President and CEO Larry Merlo. Reuters This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider … healthcare easier to and simpler to use and navigate.” Featured Digital Health Articles …

Dispensed Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter November 8 - Business Insider | 11/7/2019

… report led to a big stock jump for the company, which has faced with competitive pressure from rival retailers like CVS Health and Walmart, who are going deeper into healthcare at a time when Walgreens … a similar set of companies are becoming big investors in digital health startups. Looking at data compiled by CB Insights, Clarrie Feinstein and I also mapped out where 5 top tech giants are placing their …

Remote Monitoring

Dispensed Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter November 8 - Business Insider | 11/7/2019

… considering the retail pharmacy giant has a market cap of $52 billion . The report led to a big stock jump for the company, which has faced with competitive pressure from rival retailers like CVS Health and Walmart, who are going deeper into healthcare at a time when Walgreens is pulling back, most recently by exiting the retail health clinic business in favor of working with health system partners. Have thoughts …

IDG Contributor Network: How Amazon, Walgreens and Walmart are changing the landscape for online patient experience | 10/2/2019

CVS have gone the route of providing primary care services through their physical footprint of stores across the nation. Walgreens, at the other end, is trying to build an online relationship with some of the seven million customers who walk through their stores every day. Even electronics retailer Best Buy has gotten into the act, declaring its intent to become the CTO of our households as remote monitoring devices start …

CDC

Daily Edition for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - California Healthline | 11/6/2019

… objective and a top concern for Americans across party lines. (11/5) Reuters: UPS Drone Makes First Home Prescription Deliveries For CVS United Parcel Service Inc Flight Forward drones have flown prescription medications to the front … space at a retirement community. (11/5) Stat: What Money? The CDC Is Urged To Acknowledge Industry Funding Several advocacy groups petitioned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop making claims that it does …

Public health workers challenged to partner with pharmacists to improve health | 11/2/2019

… operating in seven pharmacies in the county. Workshop attendees also heard from representatives from two pharmacy chains: Rite Aid and CVS. Both companies keep naloxone in stock at their pharmacies, offer drug disposal units in … Monroe, a family physician and president and CEO of the CDC Foundation, encouraged attendees to consider not only patient access barriers, but the barriers that pharmacists face as they try to engage in community health …

Behavioral Health

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services Press enter to search Subscribe It’s 4 p.m. at the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in New City, N.Y. A man is having his eyes … offering optical, dental, audiology, laboratory tests, health screenings and monitorings, behavioral health, and speech and physical therapy options within the store. With their expansion, retailers and pharmacies have the opportunity to boost revenue from clinic …

CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… 6.97 to $7.05 from $6.89 to $7.00 Confirmed cash flow from operations guidance range of $10.1 billion to $10.6 billion CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced operating results for the three months ended September … of insured and self-insured (“ASC”) medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health products and services. For periods prior to the Aetna Acquisition Date, the Health Care Benefits segment consisted solely of the Company’s SilverScript ® Medicare …

UnitedHealth

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Mastercard, UnitedHealth, Merck, Qualcomm and CVS Health | 11/11/2019

Read More Hide Full Article For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – November 11, 2019 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Mastercard ( MA - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Merck ( MRK - Free Report ) , Qualcomm ( QCOM - Free Report ) and CVS Health …

Top Analyst Reports for Mastercard, UnitedHealth & Merck | Zacks | 11/8/2019

… research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Mastercard ( MA ), UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) and Merck ( MRK ). These research reports have been hand-picked from the … we are featuring today include Qualcomm ( QCOM ), Danaher ( DHR ) and CVS Health ( CVS ). Today’s Best Stocks from Zacks Would you like to see the updated picks from our best market-beating strategies? From 2017 through …

UnitedHealth Group

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Mastercard, UnitedHealth, Merck, Qualcomm and CVS Health | 11/11/2019

Read More Hide Full Article For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – November 11, 2019 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Mastercard ( MA - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Merck ( MRK - Free Report ) , Qualcomm ( QCOM - Free Report ) and CVS Health …

Top Analyst Reports for Mastercard, UnitedHealth & Merck | Zacks | 11/8/2019

… research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Mastercard ( MA ), UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) and Merck ( MRK ). These research reports have been hand-picked from the … we are featuring today include Qualcomm ( QCOM ), Danaher ( DHR ) and CVS Health ( CVS ). Today’s Best Stocks from Zacks Would you like to see the updated picks from our best market-beating strategies? From 2017 through …

Rite Aid

CVS Health’s Aetna Purchase Is Looking Smarter and Smarter | The Motley Fool | 11/11/2019

… of the Motley Fool Money radio show, MarketFoolery podcast, and other things. Part-time connoisseur of movies, basketball & fine bourbon. CVS Health ( NYSE:CVS ) is a lot more than a pharmacy chain at this point … footprint of the average CVS, the average Walgreens, the average Rite Aid , and you could just say, “They’re basically the same.” But the divergent paths that the businesses have taken are pretty remarkable. Malin: Right …

The Health 202: Here’s why Walgreens may be in more legal jeopardy in opioid lawsuits - The Washington Post | 11/8/2019

… notable findings: During those years, Walgreens purchased about 13 billion pills. That’s 3 billion more than the 9.9 billion pills CVS ordered from 2006 through 2012. The chain ordered 73 percent more of these pills … provided statements to The Post . They were Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Rite Aid and Kroger. Here’s part of what Walgreens said: “Walgreens did not manufacture prescription opioid medications. Walgreens never marketed or promoted opioid medications. Walgreens …

Amazon Health

How retailers like CVS and Walmart could disrupt health systems | Business Insider | 11/11/2019

Retailers like Walmart and CVS are pushing deep into healthcare, betting they can boost sales and offer more convenient healthcare. The retailers stand to win out on the big percentage of Americans that don’t have … experience navigating the healthcare system that they get shopping on Amazon. Take CVS Health and Walmart. Over the past year, the biggest pharmacy chain and the dominant US retailer have both pushed deeper into providing …

CVS and Walmart are betting they can change how Americans get healthcare. Here’s why that should worry hospitals. | 11/10/2019

Retailers like Walmart and CVS are pushing deep into healthcare, betting they can boost sales and offer more convenient healthcare. The retailers stand to win out on the big percentage of Americans that don’t have … experience navigating the healthcare system that they get shopping on Amazon. Take CVS Health and Walmart. Over the past year, the biggest pharmacy chain and the dominant US retailer have both pushed deeper into providing …

Merck

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Mastercard, UnitedHealth, Merck, Qualcomm and CVS Health | 11/11/2019

Read More Hide Full Article For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – November 11, 2019 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Mastercard ( MA - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Merck ( MRK - Free Report ) , Qualcomm ( QCOM - Free Report ) and CVS Health …

Top Analyst Reports for Mastercard, UnitedHealth & Merck | Zacks | 11/8/2019

Newer Drugs Drive Merck’s (MRK) Sales as Competition Soars Friday, November 8, 2019 The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 … we are featuring today include Qualcomm ( QCOM ), Danaher ( DHR ) and CVS Health ( CVS ). Today’s Best Stocks from Zacks Would you like to see the updated picks from our best market-beating strategies? From 2017 through …

Apple Health

Top Takeaways from Becker’s Hospital Review 2019 Health IT & Revenue Cycle Conference | 11/7/2019

Apple and Google – or retail chains like CVS and Walmart – was palpable, a few are embracing the new world. For example, Allscripts recently partnered with Apple to offer its customers access to Apple’s Health Record. The platform enables patients whose providers use Allscripts to access and get a consolidated view of their health records across multiple providers. Allscripts’ move follows on the heels of hundreds of providers that already support …

Study: CEO’s have overtaken the healthcare conversation | 11/7/2019

… Apple, Aetna, Humana, CVS and Minnetonka, Minn.-based United Health/Optum. According to new research this transformation, one that might be called the board-rooming of our national healthcare conversation, has been no aberration. Over the past 17 years, in fact, the power to influence healthcare in the United States has seen a steady shift from the hands of academics, policy experts and elected officials to the nation’s most powerful …

Walmart Health

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services Press enter to search Subscribe It’s 4 p.m. at the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in New City, N.Y. A man is having his eyes … best clinical actions and driving medical costs savings. Then there’s Walmart, which operates retail care clinics in Georgia, South Carolina and Texas. In September, the retailer debuted the first Walmart Health center in Dallas, Ga …

CVS Health to close 22 drugstores next year | CNBC | 11/6/2019

Pedestrians walk by a CVS store on November in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan Getty Images CVS Health will close 22 “underperforming” drugstores early next year in addition to the 46 stores it shuttered earlier … do not expect “meaningful” store closures. VIDEO 8:17 08:17 Why Walmart is hiring more teenagers Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow …

Walgreens Healthcare

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services Press enter to search Subscribe It’s 4 p.m. at the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in New City, N.Y. A man is having his eyes examined in the optical department, while a woman in another room is inquiring about orthodontics from SmileDirect for her teenage daughter. At a Walgreens in Alachua, Fla., a woman is having routine laboratory work carried …

CVS Beats Earnings Again, Forging Ahead With The ‘Retailization’ of Healthcare | Forbes | 11/6/2019

Topline: With its acquisition of Aetna clearly starting to bear fruit, CVS Health beat earnings yet again on Wednesday, as the company continues to lead the way in the shift to retail healthcare with initiatives … company has made progress in doing so. Tangent: CVS competitor Walgreens Boots Alliance has been exploring the possibility of a $70 billion private takeover deal by Italian billionaire Stefano Pessina, who Forbes estimates is worth …

Fitbit

Retail makes its case, telehealth and voice tech dominate: 6 takeaways from HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

… effort to engage consumers in wellness, fitness and preventive care activities. However, the ROI of trackers, whether from Apple Watch, Fitbit, Samsung or others, is still unproven. “We’ve seen a lot of technologies and they’re … of health outcomes is driven by social and behavioral variables.” CVS is similarly working to combat SDOH factors by leveraging its reams of consumer data, Firdaus Bhathena, the retail pharmacy giant’s CDO, told Healthcare Dive …

United Health (UNH) Offering Possible 23.46% Return Over the Next 9 Calendar Days | 11/5/2019

… out her proposal, which would effectively replace the health-insurance system with a government-run program. Why Alphabet’s Acquisition of Fitbit Is a Master Move Fri, 01 Nov 2019 14:46:14 +0000Earlier in the week, there … its Watch in deals with United Health (NYSE:UNH) and CVS (NYSE:CVS).True, Fitbit has its issues. Growth has been lagging and the competition has remained intense. But again, Google should be an ideal …

Teladoc

Retail makes its case, telehealth and voice tech dominate: 6 takeaways from HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

… and barriers like state physician licensure. It’s an “efficiency mechanism” that can help a lot in areas like primary care, Teladoc COO David Sides told Healthcare Dive. Voice-enabled tech was another focus of chatter … of health outcomes is driven by social and behavioral variables.” CVS is similarly working to combat SDOH factors by leveraging its reams of consumer data, Firdaus Bhathena, the retail pharmacy giant’s CDO, told Healthcare Dive …

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

Healthcare VP Peter Lee, Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux, Google Health head David Feinberg, CVS CEO Larry Merlo, ONC head Don Rucker and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Last year , Feinberg, then … Accolade, which works with companies like Humana, Independence Blue Cross, Teladoc and Lowes on improving health outcomes …

Morgan Stanley

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Shares Purchased by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC | 11/14/2019

… Company LLC Posted by Lisa Pomrenke on Nov 13th, 2019 Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 0.5% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm … 757,707,000 after purchasing an additional 1,372,275 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of CVS Health by 12.8% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 13,765,635 shares of the pharmacy …

Northstar Group Inc. Decreases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/13/2019

Northstar Group Inc. Decreases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Posted by Charles Blunt on Nov 12th, 2019 Northstar Group Inc. trimmed its position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 3.5% in the … buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on CVS Health from $74.00 to $77.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on …

SunTrust Bank

Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. Takes $234,000 Position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/12/2019

Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. bought a new position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 3,720 shares of … a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. SunTrust Banks lifted their target price on CVS Health to $85.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Bank of …

Paragon Capital Management LLC Lowers Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/12/2019

Paragon Capital Management LLC lessened its position in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 14.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 81,114 shares … the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday. SunTrust Banks lifted their target price on CVS Health to $85.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Mizuho …

Citigroup

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Stock Position Decreased by Willingdon Wealth Management | 11/7/2019

Willingdon Wealth Management lessened its holdings in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 5.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The … b-” rating in a research report on Monday, September 9th. Citigroup lifted their price target on CVS Health from $68.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday …

Vision Capital Management Inc. Acquires 670 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 11/7/2019

Vision Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 1.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 47,662 … rating in a research report on Monday, October 21st. Finally, Citigroup upped their price objective on shares of CVS Health from $68.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report …

Macquarie

CapWealth Advisors LLC Buys 106,352 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/30/2019

CapWealth Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 59.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned … after acquiring an additional 1,560,142 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in shares of CVS Health by 10.9% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 13,905,440 shares of …

13,962 Shares in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Bought by Stonehage Fleming Financial Services Holdings Ltd | 10/30/2019

… Posted by Shanna Eddington on Oct 29th, 2019 Tweet Stonehage Fleming Financial Services Holdings Ltd bought a new position in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) during the third quarter, according to the company in its … after purchasing an additional 205,275 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of CVS Health by 10.9% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 13,905,440 shares of …

JP Morgan

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share - What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway), Apple Health and others. All of these alternatives to the traditional hospital care delivery model are aiming to capture share in a marketplace that’s desperate for more convenient, affordable care. Playing to their already considerable strengths, some ASCs are working to make care …

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share – What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | 10/30/2019

CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway), Apple Health and others. All of these alternatives to the traditional hospital care delivery model are aiming to capture share in a marketplace that’s desperate for more convenient, affordable care. Playing to their already considerable strengths, some ASCs are working to make care …

JP Morgan Chase

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share - What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway), Apple Health and others. All of these alternatives to the traditional hospital care delivery model are aiming to capture share in a marketplace that’s desperate for more convenient, affordable care. Playing to their already considerable strengths, some ASCs are working to make care …

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share – What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | 10/30/2019

CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway), Apple Health and others. All of these alternatives to the traditional hospital care delivery model are aiming to capture share in a marketplace that’s desperate for more convenient, affordable care. Playing to their already considerable strengths, some ASCs are working to make care …

Blackstone Group

Oct 29, 2019 - CapWealth Advisors, LLC Buys Fannie Mae, CVS Health Corp, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Sells Corteva Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Universal Display Corp - GuruFocus.com | 10/29/2019

Franklin, TN, based Investment company CapWealth Advisors, LLC ( Current Portfolio ) buys Fannie Mae, CVS Health Corp, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sells Corteva Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Universal … 0.83%. The holding were 87,601 shares as of . New Purchase: Blackstone Group Inc ( BX ) CapWealth Advisors, LLC initiated holding in Blackstone Group Inc. The purchase prices were between $44.53 and $53.55, with an estimated average …

Oct 28, 2019 - American Asset Management Inc. Buys AbbVie Inc, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co, CVS Health Corp, Sells Blackstone Group Inc, Altria Group Inc, Bank of America Corporation - GuruFocus.com | 10/28/2019

Boca Raton, FL, based Investment company American Asset Management Inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys AbbVie Inc, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co, CVS Health Corp, Shell Midstream Partners LP, Merck Inc, sells Blackstone Group Inc, Altria Group Inc, Bank of America Corporation, Iron Mountain Inc, Kimco Realty Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, American Asset Management Inc.. As of 2019Q3, American …

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Oct 29, 2019 - CapWealth Advisors, LLC Buys Fannie Mae, CVS Health Corp, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Sells Corteva Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Universal Display Corp - GuruFocus.com | 10/29/2019

Franklin, TN, based Investment company CapWealth Advisors, LLC ( Current Portfolio ) buys Fannie Mae, CVS Health Corp, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sells Corteva Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Universal … CapWealth Advisors, LLC still held 4,690 shares as of . Reduced: Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc ( PNFP ) CapWealth Advisors, LLC reduced to a holding in Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc by 20.41%. The sale prices were between $50.78 …

Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC Acquires 935 Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) | 10/28/2019

Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 9.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The … CVS Health during the third quarter valued at about $501,000. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. raised its stake in shares of CVS Health by 0.8% during the third quarter. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. now owns 94,262 …

General Atlantic

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

… General Atlantic. Since its founding in 2013, the company’s grown to 61,000 members, with plans to make $800 million in revenue in 2019. Here’s how it plans to keep growing in the competitive Medicare Advantage market, where it faces rivals like Humana, CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of selling insurance to …

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… click on their name to visit MobiHealthNews’ original reporting on the raise. Company $300 SoftBank’s Vision Fund Latin America Fund, General Atlantic, Atomico, Valor Capital Group The new funding will allow Gympass to further personalize … digital platform and beef up its partnerships with brands like CVS and Humana. EverlyWell offers consumers a range of lab tests that can be ordered on the company’s website. Customers receive an breakdown of their …

Warburg Pincus

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic. Since its founding in 2013, the company’s grown to 61,000 members, with plans to make $800 million in revenue in 2019. Here’s how it plans to keep growing in the competitive Medicare Advantage market, where it faces rivals like Humana, CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of …

Private-equity giant Warburg Pincus just struck a deal to create a huge new doctor group, combining $600 million CityMD with Summit Medical | Business Insider | 6/21/2019

Private-equity firm Warburg Pincus is buying Summit Medical Group, a doctor-owned multi-specialty practice based in New Jersey. It plans to merge the practice with New York-based urgent-care company CityMD, in which it already owns a majority stake. Healthcare companies such as UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health are using deals to create new ways of delivering healthcare. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Private-equity …

Kaiser Permanente

20 healthcare leaders respond to the sudden death of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/11/2019

Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, died in his sleep early Sunday at 60 years old. His sudden death led to an outpouring of condolences from the healthcare community. Below are 20 … for the healthcare community and KP.” Larry Merlo, CEO of CVS Health. “I’ll miss Bernie’s keen mind and good nature, as well as his unique ability to rally people from all walks of life around …

Retail makes its case, telehealth and voice tech dominate: 6 takeaways from HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

… said. The state recently partnered with ride-hailing company and Uber rival Lyft to provide rides for eligible Medicaid beneficiaries. Kaiser Permanente rolled out a food insecurity initiative to connect eligible California residents with CalFresh … of health outcomes is driven by social and behavioral variables.” CVS is similarly working to combat SDOH factors by leveraging its reams of consumer data, Firdaus Bhathena, the retail pharmacy giant’s CDO, told Healthcare Dive …

Geisinger

Dispensed Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter November 8 - Business Insider | 11/7/2019

… report led to a big stock jump for the company, which has faced with competitive pressure from rival retailers like CVS Health and Walmart, who are going deeper into healthcare at a time when Walgreens … whether doctors would decide on primary care. Well now, Pennsylvania’s Geisinger Health System is putting its money where its mouth is. It’s set up a program to cover the cost of tuition and living expenses …

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

Healthcare VP Peter Lee, Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux, Google Health head David Feinberg, CVS CEO Larry Merlo, ONC head Don Rucker and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Last year , Feinberg, then the CEO of Geisinger, announced the integrated health system would be offering patients free DNA sequencing, Change Healthcare launched a partnership with Microsoft and ex-CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt debuted a new venture capital firm …

HCA

Joe Biden Campaign Pointing Reporters to Larry Summers for Comment on Elizabeth Warren’s Health Care Plan | 11/3/2019

… which Biden attacked on Friday . Summers, through a spokesperson, declined to comment. “We provided contact information for a number of healthcare and economic policy experts — all of whom have relevant backgrounds in government, academia, or … wasting everyone’s time and energy.” DeParle is a director at CVS Health and HCA Health Care, and works for a private equity firm that invests in the health care industry. Kathleen Sebelius, Obama’s secretary of …

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share - What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

… also lays out several strategies hospitals can pursue to preserve revenue and protect or grow market share. We at Loyale Healthcare have also noted this trend. Our work with hospitals, ASCs and specialty providers gives … more consumer-friendly care delivery channels. These include retailers like CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven Healthcare (the joint venture of Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and …

Mayo Clinic

Tech giants like Google and Amazon are beefing up their healthcare strategies. Here’s how 7 tech titans plan to tackle the $3.5 trillion industry. | 11/3/2019

… business of providing healthcare . They’re not alone in going after the inefficient healthcare system. America’s largest retailers like Walmart and CVS Health are also bulking up their healthcare strategies in a bid to win over … Cloud is working to ink cloud contracts with healthcare systems. Mayo Clinic in September signed Google as its cloud and AI partner. There’s also Verily, the life sciences arm of Alphabet, as well as Calico …

I tried to go from walking 500 steps to 10,000 every day for a month, and it was a lot more stress than I bargained for | MSN | 10/19/2019

… Doing so can help reduce your risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and high blood pressure, according to the Mayo Clinic . But that recommended amount of exercise doesn’t correlate to the 10,000 steps that … market. Two dog walks and a trip to my local CVS later and I hit a whopping 15,500 steps. I had to get creative in order to squeeze in last-minute steps In addition to …

Sutter Health

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Kaiser Health News | 11/1/2019

… The New York Times: High Medical Bills Set Up Major Legal Showdown In California In a less than a week, Sutter Health, a sprawling system of 24 hospitals and 5,500 doctors, will face a court … than to keep patients for a single night. (Hawryluk, 10/4) CVS Coverage Plan For New Drugs Tied To Outside Pricing Review Draws Criticism From Advocacy Groups Also, market news is on Johnson & Johnson’s new information …

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

… 2019. Here’s how it plans to keep growing in the competitive Medicare Advantage market, where it faces rivals like Humana, CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are … revenue. The company is counting on a partnership with the Sutter Health hospital system to fuel much of its growth. Alignment Healthcare CEO John Kao. Courtesy Alignment Healthcare How it got its start John Kao …

Community Health Systems

Local health officials urge people to get flu shot now | 11/1/2019

CVS and Walgreens. “We’re always just trying to get people to get their vaccine,” said Kristin Bresowar, medical director of Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, a group of nonprofit health centers. She recommends that people get vaccinated early. When seasonal influenza hits, “we get flooded with people needing to be seen and checked,” she added. As of Oct. 19, the CDC reported that national flu activity is low with the …

Surviving the next tsunami of healthcare reform | 10/6/2019

… prices across the industry took a dive. Anthem Inc. decreased 18%, UnitedHealth Group decreased 12%; HCA Healthcare Inc. decreased 16%, Community Health Systems dropped 5%; Pfizer Inc. dropped 7%. For a combined loss in market … industry Mauck sees other disruptors as well, such as the CVS HealthHUB, which is owned by Aetna. The CVS Health HUB is envisioned as a much larger presence than the original CVS Minute Clinic. It …

UPMC

Patient satisfaction and technology trends in healthcare: 4 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/31/2019

… participants: · John Wilcox, vice president and CIO at Morris (Ill.) Hospital and Healthcare.· Bharat Bhushan, MD, chief physician executive at UPMC in Pittsburgh.· Matthew Shafiroff, MD, emergency medicine physician and clinical informaticist consultant at White … giants like Apple, Amazon and Google as well as Walgreens, CVS and Walmart as the companies continue to make moves within the healthcare space. Focused on enhancing personal wellness, these companies are releasing products and …

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

Healthcare VP Peter Lee, Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux, Google Health head David Feinberg, CVS CEO Larry Merlo, ONC head Don Rucker and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Last year , Feinberg, then … based Highmark Health CEO Holmberg, fresh off settling tensions with UPMC in June following months of legal battles and years of competition over Pennsylvania’s healthcare market share. Highmark’s EVP Brian Setzer called for increased disruption …

HCA Healthcare

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share - What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

… model in a marketplace that’s expanding to include several other more consumer-friendly care delivery channels. These include retailers like CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven … to include Urgent Care and other, more efficient, operating models. HCA Healthcare , one of the largest and most successful providers in the U.S. and a Loyale partner, operated 123 ASCs nationwide at the end of …

How Ambulatory Surgical Centers are Leveraging Patient Engagement to Grow Market Share – What Hospitals Can Do to Compete – Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | 10/30/2019

… model in a marketplace that’s expanding to include several other more consumer-friendly care delivery channels. These include retailers like CVS Health and Walgreens Health , as well as promising new approaches from innovators like Haven … to include Urgent Care and other, more efficient, operating models. HCA Healthcare , one of the largest and most successful providers in the U.S. and a Loyale partner, operated 123 ASCs nationwide at the end of …

Premier Health

CVS Health to Present at the 28th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that Larry Merlo , President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eva Boratto , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be speaking to investors at the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on November 12, 2019, at approximately 8:00 a.m. MDT . About CVS Health CVS Health is the nation’s premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Whether in one …

CVS Health to Present at the 28th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference – Rhode Island Hispano News | 10/29/2019

CVS Health to Present at the 28th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference octubre 29, 2019 CVS Health to Present at the 28th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference 2019-10-29T09:00: WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CVS … a.m. MDT . About CVS Health CVS Health is the nation’s premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Whether in one of its pharmacies or through its health services and plans …

DaVita Medical Group

A Move to Managed Care Will Strengthen UnitedHealth Stock | Yahoo News | 10/22/2019

… half its revenue . You might ask, why change? Two reasons. First, because competitors are doing it. Second, because it can. CVS Health’s (NYSE: CVS ) acquisition of Aetna has made it the first true competitor to … UnitedHealth has also been quietly buying up care providers like DaVita Medical Group , which provides kidney dialysis. Along the way there have been mistakes. Harken Health, which tried to compete with Kaiser Permanente , was closed …

UnitedHealth (UNH) Closes DaVita Unit Buy, Expands OptumCare | Yahoo News | 6/27/2019

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ’s UNH Optum unit has completed the buyout of DaVita Medical Group, a unit of DaVita Inc. DVA, for $4.3 billion in cash. This acquisition has been made by OptumCare — a sub … the recently completed buyouts are that of Aetna Inc. by CVS Health Corp., and Express Scripts by Cigna Corp. These deals have enabled the surviving entities to develop an ecosystem of healthcare services and derive …

Aetna

How retailers like CVS and Walmart could disrupt health systems | Business Insider | 11/11/2019

Retailers like Walmart and CVS are pushing deep into healthcare, betting they can boost sales and offer more convenient healthcare. The retailers stand to win out on the big percentage of Americans that don’t have … shortly after the completion of its merger with health insurer Aetna, CVS began setting up its HealthHub stores, which have an increased focus on health services, including a wellness center and more chronic care management …

CVS Health’s Aetna Prospects Solid, Omnicare Sluggish - November 11, 2019 - Zacks.com | 11/11/2019

On Nov 8, we issued an updated research report on CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) . Increasing demand for Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and specialty pharmacy has been a major growth driver for the stock. The … The company’s recently introduced Health Care Benefits segment following the Aetna acquisition is showing a strong momentum, particularly in government business. On the flip side, per CVS Health, Omnicare business performance is likely to be …

Humana

The Managers’ Coup d’Etat in Health Care Appears Complete – a Study of Top Health Care “Influencers” | 11/9/2019

… Humana, CVS and Minnetonka, Minn.-based United Health/Optum. The authors concluded that perceived influence over US health care of chief executives of health systems is increasing. To the extent that the ranking validly reflects influence, the sharp rise in the influence of chief executive officers at the expense of representatives of patients or health professionals may underscore the increasing industrialization of health care. It is not possible to find …

In the Emergency Room, Patients’ Unmet Social Needs and Health Needs Converge | 11/8/2019

… can be found here .) Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation and vice president of community health and impact for CVS Health Corp., said the data accentuates the urgent need to look beyond statistics collected … study published in JAMA. William Shrank, chief medical officer at Humana Inc., said waste in every aspect of the health care system could be reduced by addressing social needs, but especially in this realm. “What …

Cigna

How UnitedHealth, Anthem & 6 other payers performed in Q3 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

Anthem, Centene, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and WellCare Health Plans all reported higher profits in the third quarter of fiscal year 2019. At the same time, Molina Healthcare saw profits decline, while Aetna boosted CVS Health’s performance. Here’s how the eight payers fared in the three-month period ended September 30: 1. Aetna boosted CVS Health’s profits by 10 percent in the third quarter. CVS reported a net income of …

How A Computer Model Prices the Value Of Good Health and Moderates Drug Costs | 11/7/2019

… Medicare program in the 2010 Affordable Care Act. “This is a cultural issue,” says Steve Miller, chief clinical officer at Cigna Corp. , an insurer. “This is America not wanting to put a value on the … Administration also uses ICER’s reports to inform its coverage decisions. CVS Caremark, the pharmacy-benefit-manager arm of CVS Health Corp., offers self-insured employers, which don’t have to cover all drugs and treatments, a …

UnitedHealthcare

Spotlight: Vertical integration is the answer to health-care problems | 11/1/2019

… CVS-Aetna, you might even make money as the retail pharmacy by filling the prescription. In addition, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is the largest employer of physicians in the U.S. If UHC owns the physician practice, they make money when a person visits the doctor’s office as both the provider and payer in the healthcare transaction. If the doctor prescribes a medication, then UHC’s PBM, Optum Rx, also makes money on the …

Progyny finds fertile ground in growing women’s health field | Crain’s New York Business | 10/31/2019

UnitedHealthcare and CVS Health’s Aetna. It is also taking on the divisions of CVS and United that manage pharmacy benefits and aim to lower spending on expensive fertility drugs. “We create outcomes that are far differentiated than most companies and a better patient experience than those companies are able to generate—and at the same time save employer customers money,” Schlanger said. “If we continue to be able to do …

Health Net

CVS Pharmacy Opens First Standalone Retail Locations in Oregon | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 29, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ), celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever standalone store in Oregon with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new store at 105 NW 13th Ave in Portland, OR , is the first of three retail locations to open in the Greater Portland market in 2019, with one more store opening in 2020. (PRNewsfoto/CVS Pharmacy) (PRNewsfoto …

6 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/28/2019

Six recent health information technology vendor contracts and go-lives: 1. St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital will transition to an Epic EHR to be on the same system as all other Johns Hopkins Medicine entities. 2. To identify patients with various health challenges and provide those patients with care, Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network signed a five-year agreement with CVS Health on May …

Oscar Health

Stay ahead of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare | 10/28/2019

… CVS, Express Scripts, Fitbit, GE Healthcare, IBM, IDx, Johnson & Johnson, Mass General, Microsoft, NewYork-Presbyterian, Optum Rx, Oscar Health, Pfizer, T-Mobile, UnitedHealth Group, Verily, Viant, Walgreens, and ZocDoc. In full, this exclusive report: Details the US healthcare landscape by the role that payers, providers, manufacturers, and distributors play in the healthcare ecosystem Gives an overview of how digital health is enabling incumbents to overcome industry challenges Outlines how tech …

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of selling insurance to seniors. Competition for the 22 million Americans enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, and the thousands signing up daily as they turn 65, is fierce. Venture-backed startups Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, and Clover Health have raised a combined $3 billion …

Bright Health

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of selling insurance to seniors. Competition for the 22 million Americans enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, and the thousands signing up daily as they turn 65, is fierce. Venture-backed startups Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, and Clover Health have raised a combined $3 billion …

How a health insurance seller run by the former CEO of Playboy became the hottest stocks on Wall Street (EHTH) | Business Insider | 9/11/2019

Bright Health are interested in getting a piece of, alongside entrenched rivals like Humana, UnitedHealth Group, and CVS Health are in. How eHealth has picked up a piece of the growing Medicare Advantage market As the competition among insurers to sign on more Medicare Advantage members heats up, insurers turn to brokers including organizations like eHealth to get their plans in front of more people. “We help reach seniors that …

Clover Health

Alignment Healthcare is aiming for $1 billion in revenue. CEO John Kao told us how it’s taking on the red-hot Medicare Advantage market. | Business Insider | 10/27/2019

CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Health plan startups are vying for a foothold in the ultra-competitive market of selling insurance to seniors. Competition for the 22 million Americans enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, and the thousands signing up daily as they turn 65, is fierce. Venture-backed startups Oscar Health, Devoted Health, Bright Health, and Clover Health have raised a combined $3 billion …

2020 Medicare enrollment season brings fierce insurer fight for boomers | CNBC | 10/16/2019

… 10% growth. The major health insurers are all expanding coverage for next year to try to capture more market share. CVS Health’s Aetna unit is moving into more than 260 new counties. Rival UnitedHealthcare is … venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and rivals Oscar Health and Clover Health, which are backed by Alphabet’s Google Ventures. “There seems to be a lot of potential value for the venture capital companies because when …

Wellcare

5 insights from a chat with Larry Merlo, CEO of CVS Health | Healthcare Dive | 10/23/2019

… Healthcare Dive about its main competitors, the prolonged Aetna acquisition, taking on Amazon and opportunities in the chronic care market. CVS applauds, but isn’t afraid of, Amazon Amazon’s entry into healthcare has spooked traditional players … Aetna divesting its standalone Medicare Part D business to a WellCare subsidiary and snagging final state approvals in November. “We felt that we had satisfied all of the conditions that the DOJ had put forward …

Preferred Pharmacy Networks Rebound in 2020 Medicare Part D Plans: Details on WellCare, CVS Health, Humana, Cigna, and More | 10/22/2019

CONTACT Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Preferred Pharmacy Networks Rebound in 2020 Medicare Part D Plans: Details on WellCare, CVS Health, Humana, Cigna, and More The Centers for Medicare & has released its data on the 2020 Medicare Part D plans. Our exclusive analysis of these data reveals that preferred cost sharing pharmacy networks will maintain their dominance as an established component of Part D benefit design. For 2020, 95% of Medicare …

Anthem

Oct 15, 2019 - Reilly Financial Advisors, Llc Buys Prudential Financial Inc, Sanmina Corp, PRA Health Sciences Inc, Sells Pfizer Inc, Anthem Inc, BB&T Corp - GuruFocus.com | 10/15/2019

… Financial Inc, Sanmina Corp, PRA Health Sciences Inc, Merck Inc, SPDR Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF, sells Pfizer Inc, Anthem Inc, BB&T Corp, Arrow Electronics Inc, WEC Energy Group Inc during the 3 … PFE , ANTM , WEC , EEMV , BRK.B , CMA , CHKP , SFM , WBA , SKM , CVS , PXD , OXY , LUV , V , STRS , HD , WM , LDOS , HON , BA , USB , TRV , SYY , SRE , RE , PG , MMC , HYG , GD , EVRG , EMR , DIS , AXP , AMZN …

Oct 09, 2019 - Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC Buys Dollar General Corp, CVS Health Corp, Kellogg Co, Sells American Express Co, Anthem Inc, Wynn Resorts - GuruFocus.com | 10/9/2019

San Francisco, CA, based Investment company Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC ( Current Portfolio ) buys Dollar General Corp, CVS Health Corp, Kellogg Co, Johnson Controls International PLC, Delta Air Lines Inc, sells American Express Co, Anthem Inc, Wynn Resorts, Analog Devices Inc, PACCAR Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC. As of 2019Q3, Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC owns …

Bernie Sanders

Elizabeth Warren’s single payer health care plan | 11/6/2019

… pushing the Affordable Care Act, has also been trashing Medicare for All. Grim writes that she “is a director at CVS Health and HCA Health Care, and works for a private equity firm that invests … writes that Warren’s plan builds on the momentum created by Bernie Sanders’ relentless push for Medicare for All To begin, her plan covers everybody, with zero out-of-pocket expenses. “Medicare for All” is a …

Daily Edition for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - California Healthline | 11/6/2019

… taxes. (11/5) The Wall Street Journal: States’ Attempts At Medicare-For-All Proposals Haven’t Ended Well Democratic presidential front-runners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are confronting the same challenges to their health-care policies … 11/5) Reuters: UPS Drone Makes First Home Prescription Deliveries For CVS United Parcel Service Inc Flight Forward drones have flown prescription medications to the front lawn of a private home and to a retirement center …

Joe Biden

Elizabeth Warren’s single payer health care plan | 11/6/2019

… system (hospitals, doctors, health insurance and drug companies). But it is also being criticized by other Democratic candidates such as Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, and Pete Buttigieg, all of whom represent the corporate-friendly Democratic … for All. Grim writes that she “is a director at CVS Health and HCA Health Care, and works for a private equity firm that invests in the health care industry.” It appears that Joe Biden

Daily Edition for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - California Healthline | 11/6/2019

… Democratic presidential contenders over the idea. (Sullivan, 11/6) Reuters: U.S. Presidential Contender Biden Calls Warren Jab ‘Elitism’ U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden launched a new attack on one of his fiercest rivals in the Democratic … 11/5) Reuters: UPS Drone Makes First Home Prescription Deliveries For CVS United Parcel Service Inc Flight Forward drones have flown prescription medications to the front lawn of a private home and to a retirement center …

Amy Klobuchar

Elizabeth Warren’s single payer health care plan | 11/6/2019

… doctors, health insurance and drug companies). But it is also being criticized by other Democratic candidates such as Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, and Pete Buttigieg, all of whom represent the corporate-friendly Democratic party establishment … for All. Grim writes that she “is a director at CVS Health and HCA Health Care, and works for a private equity firm that invests in the health care industry.” It appears that Joe Biden …

First Edition: October 16, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/16/2019

… country over health care when there’s a better way to deliver coverage for all?” (Reston, 10/16) The New York Times: Amy Klobuchar Goes After Elizabeth Warren Over Health Care Plan In Debate Bernie Sanders, the … production — from major multinational corporations such as Johnson & Johnson and CVS, right down to individual doctors. And on Oct. 21, the first trial is set to kick off before a judge in the Northern District …

Mark Cuban

Retail makes its case, telehealth and voice tech dominate: 6 takeaways from HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 11/6/2019

… Abnousi, Facebook’s head of health research, said. “The lion’s share of health outcomes is driven by social and behavioral variables.” CVS is similarly working to combat SDOH factors by leveraging its reams of consumer data … companies ran 50 or 60 years ago, according to entrepreneur Mark Cuban. “For that reason, they’re ripe for disruption,” Cuban said at HLTH. Investors and startups alike are taking note. Venture capitalists, eager to fund …

HealthEquity Acquires WageWorks, To Make Notable Investments - September 2, 2019 - Zacks.com | 9/2/2019

… employers now offer HSAs to employees which have risen 12% over the last five years. Also, Pharmacy Benefit Managers like CVS Health ( CVS - Free Report ) play a pivotal role in negotiating with manufacturers to lower … to blast through the roof to $47 billion. Famed investor Mark Cuban says it will produce “the world’s first trillionaires,” but that should still leave plenty of money for regular investors who make the right …

Elizabeth Warren

eHealth Stock Has More Room To Rebound - eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) | Seeking Alpha | 11/5/2019

… where the competitive advantage lies. eHealth has significant long-standing relationships with the likes of Humana ( HUM ), UnitedHealth ( UNH ), and CVS Health ( CVS ) unit Aetna; the three companies combined drove 55% of 2018 revenue, per … significantly exposed to the 2020 U.S. presidential election, particularly with Elizabeth Warren floating a “Medicare for all” proposal. Anything short of single-payer likely leaves the business intact, and whoever is in the Oval Office …

Obscure Model Puts a Price on Good Health – and Drives Down Drug Costs | MSN | 11/4/2019

… and bipartisan political pressure mounting over high drug prices, including from the Trump administration and Democratic presidential candidates such as Elizabeth Warren, pharmaceutical companies have started paying attention. Novartis AG set the price of its … Administration also uses ICER’s reports to inform its coverage decisions. CVS Caremark, the pharmacy-benefit-manager arm of CVS Health Corp., offers self-insured employers, which don’t have to cover all drugs and treatments, a …

Donald Trump

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Kaiser Health News | 11/1/2019

… hot-button issues from drug prices to immigration. (Shefali Luthra, 10/3) KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Trump Turns To Medicare President Donald Trump, dogged by an impeachment inquiry, tries to change the subject by unveiling an … than to keep patients for a single night. (Hawryluk, 10/4) CVS Coverage Plan For New Drugs Tied To Outside Pricing Review Draws Criticism From Advocacy Groups Also, market news is on Johnson & Johnson’s new information …

CVS, UPS to partner on drone delivery tests for medications | 10/22/2019

CVS, UPS to partner on drone delivery tests for medications Photo Credit: Pixabay A drone hauls a shopping cart. CVS is teaming up with UPS to test drone deliveries of medications. There’s no word where … investigations which could benefit the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump, a charge the White House has repeatedly denied. ‘President Trump did insist that President Zelenskyy go to a microphone and say he is …

Nancy Pelosi

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Kaiser Health News | 11/1/2019

… hospitals realize it’s cheaper to provide a month of housing than to keep patients for a single night. (Hawryluk, 10/4) CVS Coverage Plan For New Drugs Tied To Outside Pricing Review Draws Criticism From Advocacy … Camouflage For Impeachment President Donald Trump is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of trying to distract voters from the Democratic impeachment inquiry with promises to work with the White House on lowering drug prices and …

Viewpoints: Drug Industry Was Allowed To Hijack Policymaking That Led To Opioid Epidemic; Build On The ACA To Reach Dream Of Universal Health Care | Kaiser Health News | 10/4/2019

… 10/3) The Wall Street Journal: A Supercenter For Medicine As politicians talk about how to reduce medical costs, Walmart and CVS are doing something about it. This month Walmart opened its first Health Center, in … Camouflage For Impeachment President Donald Trump is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of trying to distract voters from the Democratic impeachment inquiry with promises to work with the White House on lowering drug prices and …

Cory Booker

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Kaiser Health News | 11/1/2019

… of how age will play into the 2020 presidential election with four candidates over the age of 70. Meanwhile, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is pushing his plan to fight child poverty. The Associated Press … than to keep patients for a single night. (Hawryluk, 10/4) CVS Coverage Plan For New Drugs Tied To Outside Pricing Review Draws Criticism From Advocacy Groups Also, market news is on Johnson & Johnson’s new information …

Big health plans pledge to look beyond shareholders. Critics aren’t so sure | Healthcare Dive | 8/19/2019

… of the biggest health plans signed onto a new statement Monday from the CEO group Business Roundtable, including market giants CVS Health, Anthem and Cigna, suggesting companies should look beyond just the needs of their … candidates (including Sanders’ Medicare for All bill co-sponsors Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York) advocate a more watered-down version that would still eat …

Kevin Hourican

CVS Pharmacy Opens First Standalone Retail Locations in Oregon | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 29, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ), celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever standalone store in Oregon with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new store … a curated assortment of health, beauty, and convenience products,” said Kevin Hourican , EVP, CVS Health & President CVS Pharmacy. “Our purpose as a company is to help people on their path to better health. We welcome …

Walgreens, CVS take to the skies | 10/28/2019

Walgreens, CVS take to the skies CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — On-demand delivery by drone took an important step forward this month when consumers in this southeastern Virginia town received purchases from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and … only ground transportation technology. Now we’re thinking in three dimensions.” Kevin Hourican, president of CVS Pharmacy, said on-demand delivery by drone is consistent with the retailer’s goal of simplifying the shopping experience. “We’re always …

Hillary Clinton

In Red State Oklahoma, Medicaid Expansion Nears 2020 Ballot | Forbes | 10/25/2019

… p p Such expansion has been a boon to doctors, hospitals and health insurers like Anthem, Centene, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit given these private insurers generally administer most Medicaid benefits … I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through t …

Nearing $1B In Sales, Alignment Healthcare Unveils Medicare Advantage Expansion | Forbes | 10/1/2019

… 2020 tout versions of an expanded Medicare program that would end the private insurer’s role in administering health benefits. But for now, Medicare Advantage growth is taking off and health insurers including Anthem, CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are expanding sales of Medicare Advantage plans into new states, counties and regions. Meanwhile, smaller companies like Alignment, several startups and new entrants including Bright Health …