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CVS Health to Acquire Aetna

Over the weekend, it was officially announced that CVS Health and Aetna are executing a definitive merger agreement under which CVS Health will acquire all outstanding shares of Aetna for a combination of cash and stock.

Under the terms of the merger agreement, which has been unanimously approved today by the boards of directors of each company, the transaction values Aetna at approximately $69 billion.

Including the assumption of Aetna’s debt, the total value of the transaction is $77 billion.

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CVS Health, Curbside Go Mobile

CVS Buys Omnicare for 12.7 BillionCVS Health announced ahead of the weekend a new partnership with Curbside, a company aiming to “perfect the store pickup experience for retailers and consumers.”

Together, the companies are launching CVS Express, a digital solution offering consumers a “new level of seamless convenience.”

So how does it work?
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CVS Health’s MinuteClinic Surpasses Milestone

CVS Health's MinuteClinic Surpasses MilestoneCVS Health recently announced that MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic of CVS Health, has opened its 1,000th MinuteClinic location nationwide.

The 1,000th MinuteClinic, we’re told, is located in the nation’s Capitol at the CVS/pharmacy location on Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.

Since opening the first walk-in, retail clinic 15 years ago, MinuteClinic has expanded access to convenient and high quality health care services in communities across 31 states and the District of Columbia and provided care through more than 26 million patient visits.

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CVS Health Joins Forces with MassChallenge and Rock Health

CVS Health Joins Forces with MassChallenge and Rock HealthAccording to details shared Monday with mHealthWatch, CVS Health is partnering with top startup accelerator MassChallenge and digital health venture fund Rock Health.

The objective of the partnership, we’re told, is to drive faster innovation and expand areas of focus for connected health solutions.

On the heels of the opening of its Digital Innovation Lab in June, these new collaborative relationships further demonstrate CVS Health’s commitment to driving rapid and impactful innovation in digital health solutions.

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CVS Health Turns to Telehealth

CVS Health Turns to TelehealthOn Wednesday, CVS Health announced that it is working with American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth providers, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can make a difference in how healthcare is administered.

Specially, they will take a look at the potential to collaborate in order to improve patient care.

This represents, CVS explains in a provided statement, an expansion of the company’s existing telehealth approach.
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CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile App

CVS pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile AppCVS/pharmacy, some of its most devoted customers argue, has raised the bar in mobile with its popular iOS and Android applications.

But that high praise hasn’t stopped the retail pharmacy giant from seeking to make a good thing even better.

This week, CVS/pharmacy announced its mobile app has undergone a complete transformation, with new features and an improved look and feel.
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