Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin
          Workplace & Retail Clinic Bulletin                                             March 2018

Social Determinants of Health: Turning Potential Into Actual Value

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"Part of our deal with CVS is that we can push the financing, the insurance, to the back of the building, and instead, think about this investment in the local community, given 10,000 storefronts. We could make provisions for rides by Lyft, or Meals on Wheels, or fuel assistance for food or socialization."

-Mark Bertolini, CEO, Aetna
Retail clinic claims grew 704 percent in rural regions and 865 percent in urban areas between 2007 and 2016.

Source: Patient Engagement HIT
  Shareholders overwhelmingly approve CVS-Aetna merger
The Hill, March 13, 2018

CVS accused of using Medicaid rolls in Ohio to push out competition
Columbus Dispatch, March 12, 2018

Walgreens Must Face Lawsuit Over U.S. Generic Drug Pricing
NY Times, March 9, 2018

Amazon Isn't the Only Retail Giant Trying to Remake Health Care
Bloomberg, March 8, 2018

CVS Borrows $40 Billion for Aetna in Third-Largest Bond Sale
Bloomberg, March 6, 2018

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Apple announces plans to launch AC Wellness, a network of medical clinics for employees and their families.


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FAIR Health: Ten Things To Know About Retail Clinics Between 2007 and 2016

1. Retail clinics grew 847 percent between 2007 and 2016.

2. 24% of retail clinic claims fell within the acute respiratory infection category.

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Source: Patient Engagement HIT, March 21, 2018

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CVS-Aetna wants to be in your neighborhood: Zip codes shape people's health
Washington Post, March 26, 2018

Rite Aid Says 1,651 Stores Transferred To Walgreens
Forbes, March 5, 2018
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