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Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

By Associated Press  |  June 29, 2017

Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal with the chain.

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

By Associated Press  |  April 18, 2017

Some ailing veterans can now use their federal healthcare benefits at CVS MinuteClinics to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Walgreens aims to promote greater mental health awareness

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 10, 2016

Drugstore giant Walgreens Boots Alliance has taken another step in its effort to be viewed as a healthcare provider alternative. Walgreens is collaborating with the behavioral health advocacy group Mental Health America to provide mental health screening to as many as 3 million people through 2017.

Why consumer-based approaches are no panacea for U.S. healthcare

Why consumer-based approaches are no panacea for U.S. healthcare

By Harris Meyer  |  March 12, 2016

American politicians and policymakers often tout consumer-based approaches as answers to the nation's pressing healthcare cost and access problems, but recent evidence suggests that these types of market-based solutions have severe limits.

Blog: Why consumerism is no panacea for our healthcare problems

By Harris Meyer  |  March 08, 2016

Politicians and policymakers often tout price transparency, comparison shopping, high-deductible health plans and other consumer-based approaches as answers to the nation's healthcare cost and access problems. But recent evidence suggests such solutions have severe limits.

CVS Health raises dividend, low end of 2016 forecast range

By Associated Press  |  December 16, 2015

CVS Health hiked its dividend, tightened its 2016 earnings forecast and repeated its message of patience, as the nation's second-largest drugstore chain laid out its growth expectations on Wednesday.

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