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YouTube Forms Health Partnerships Team

YouTube formed a new health partnerships team to address the evolving digital health needs of consumers and continue connecting people with credible health information. The team is being led by new director and global head of healthcare and public health partnerships Garth Graham, who joined the Google-owned video site from CVS Health, where he served...
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Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
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Hallmark asks Republican Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall to refund its political donations after they voted against Biden's certification

Senators Roger Marshall of Kansas and Josh Hawley of Missouri Larry French/Getty Images for SiriusXM, Ken Cedeno-Pool/Getty Images Greeting card company Hallmark has asked two Republican senators to return its political donations after they voted against certifying Joe Biden as president on Wednesday. It had donated $12,000 to Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas during the 2020 election cycle through its Political Action Committee (PAC), Popular Information repor...
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Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
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In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
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Apps and web portals are streamlining vaccine rollout, but the digital strategies could leave vulnerable populations behind, experts warn

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly Palestinian man at the Clalit Health Services in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Beit Hanina, in the Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, on January 7, 2021. Ahmad Gharabli/ AFP/ Getty Images Health systems are starting to give Americans aged 65 and older vaccine access, and some are using smartphone apps and online programs to streamline the process.  But some older people without smartphones or computers reportedly had difficul...
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CVS Names Michelle Peluso Its First Chief Customer Officer

Healthcare and pharmacy giant CVS Health appointed Michelle Peluso to the newly created role of chief customer officer, with direct oversight of its marketing and brand strategy, the company said today. She will begin the job on Jan. 25, with a mandate to transform both the end-to-end customer experience and accelerate CVS Health's digital strategy....
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Some health care workers snub COVID vaccines in campaign’s sluggish start

Frontline health care workers are about as skeptical of COVID-19 vaccination as the population at large, surveys have found, but the reluctance of some to roll up their sleeves has surprised nonetheless. From Orange County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Survey About half of hospital workers in Riverside County are passing on the vaccine for now, county spokeswoman Brooke Federico said. In Orange County, health providers report that some 30% of workers are holding back, said Dr. Clayton Chau, ...
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Most nursing home residents in the US remain unvaccinated despite national plans to prioritize the elderly

A person receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in Boston, Massachusetts on December 24, 2020. Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images Only about 13% of the roughly 3.26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed to nursing home residents and staff in the US have been administered, according to the CDC. Nearly 40% of coronavirus-related deaths in the US have taken place in long-term care facilities.  The federal government has partnered w...
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CVS, Walgreens Vaccinating Patients In California Long-Term Care Facilities

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CVS Health to vaccinate 63,000 at long-term care centers in Minnesota

Shots to protect residents and workers against COVID-19 are scheduled to begin Dec. 28.
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Walgreens, CVS predict COVID-19 vaccines will be available to the general public by appointment at pharmacies by spring

Walgreens and CVS Health predict the vaccine will be available to the public during the spring, and patients will most likely have to make appointments and get the shot at pharmacies.
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Here’s when Walgreens and CVS predict you’ll be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine at a drugstore

Walgreens and CVS Health predict the coronavirus vaccine will be available to the public during the spring, and patients will most likely have to make appointments to get the shot at pharmacies.
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Coronavirus vaccines, compared

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,Phew, what a week it's been! It's Thursday, which means it's time for another FDA advisory committee meeting, this time on Moderna's vaccine. We'll keep you posted on how the day unfolds.An event to get on your calendar: On Friday at 1 p.m. ET I'll be chatting with healt...
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CVS Health is giving $250 pandemic bonuses to nearly 200,000 of its workers

Noam Galai/Getty Images CVS Health is planning to pay special $250 bonuses to almost 200,000 of its workers to reward them for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bonuses are for part-time and full-time workers in a variety of roles, including retail, long-term care pharmacy, distribution, pharmacy benefit management, and other areas. This is the second time CVS has paid bonuses during the pandemic. CVS offered bonuses ranging from $100 to $500 in March. CVS played a big role in ...
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The FDA is preparing to authorize Pfizer's vaccine

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,What a week it's been. If you had any doubts this month could be one long marathon of vaccine news, this week certainly proved the case.In the last week alone, we saw the peer-review publication of data on both AstraZeneca/Oxford and Pfizer/BioNTech's shots.We got detail...
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The biggest nursing-home chain in the US is sounding off about a potentially messy COVID-19 vaccine rollout as a patchwork of state vaccination plans emerges

A nurse preparing a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a residential care home. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images Under a federal program, the pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens plan to give COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff members at more than 50,000 long-term care facilities. Dr. Richard Feifer, the chief medical officer of the country's largest nursing-home operator, Genesis HealthCare, sounded off about West Virginia's decision to devise its own strategy for vacci...
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The biggest nursing home chain in the US is sounding off about a potentially messy COVID-19 vaccine rollout for seniors, as a patchwork of state vaccination plans emerges

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images Under a federal program, pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens will give COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff at more than 50,000 long-term care facilities.  Dr. Richard Feifer, chief medical officer of the country's largest nursing home operator, Genesis HealthCare, sounded off about West Virginia'...
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CVS Health Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen and Aspirin 500 Ct. Only $5.00 at CVS! {11/22-11/25 Only, No Coupons Needed}

There is an INSANE 4 day sale happening right here at CVS this week!  Starting 11/22 through 11/25, CVS has CVS Health brand Ibruprofen, Acetaminophen, and Aspirin 500 COUNT BOTTLES on sale for just $5.00 ea.!  No tricks, no gimmicks…..NO COUPONS NEEDED.    STOCK UP on these for only $5.00 ea…..no coupons needed!  Remember to... Read More
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Morgan Stanley predicts it will take 4 to 9 months to vaccinate the rest of the US after first responders and vulnerable people

Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images Two COVID-19 vaccines, one made by Moderna, another by Pfizer and BioNTech, announced promising results from their Phase 3 trials this week.  Moderna announced that its vaccine was 94.5% effective on Monday, and Pfizer/BioNTech announced that their vaccine was 95% effective on Wednesday.  Assuming that one or both of the vaccines receive emergency approval from the FDA, first responders and vulnerable populations will receive vaccines through March, a n...
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GM is making face masks and donating 1 million across California

LOS ANGELES — General Motors on Thursday announced a donation of 1 million face masks across California, including for use at a testing lab in Valencia, along with funding for 5,000 flu vaccines for residents of the Golden State. GM’s support will help protect workers at the new COVID-19 testing lab, police departments, schools, homeless shelters and communities most impacted by the pandemic and devastating wildfires, the automaker said in a statement issued from its Detroit headquarters. The Ca...
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The CEO of the Republican-leaning US Chamber of Commerce urges Trump to start the transition to Biden immediately 'for the sake of Americans' safety'

President-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images, Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Top business leaders are increasingly recognizing Joe Biden as the president-elect, even as President Donald Trump refuses to concede. Tom Donohue, the CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday urged Trump to start the transition process to Biden without delay. "While the Trump administration can continue litigating to confirm election outcomes, for ...
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Trump officials see surge in signs ups for free CVS, Walgreens Covid vaccine program for seniors

U.S. officials are seeing "tremendous uptake" of a program that will allow CVS Health and Walgreens to administer Covid vaccines to...
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Pharmacy stocks are getting Amazon'd as the consumer giant pushes into online prescription drugs — and CVS and Walgreens are tanking

Reuters/Gary Cameron Amazon's launch of its own digital pharmacy on Tuesday sent rival pharmacy stocks reeling, with CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid falling more than 8%.Amazon entered the pharmacy business in 2018 with its $753 million acquisition of PillPack, signaling to investors a growing interest in offering prescription medicines directly to consumers.Amazon said on Tuesday that it would offer discounts on prescription medications to Prime members, allow people to pay with their health...
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GoodRx, Walgreens, CVS shares all down on Amazon’s Pharmacy news

Consumer healthcare stocks are plummeting this morning on news that Amazon has finally launched its integrated pharmacy service. Amazon launches Amazon Pharmacy, a delivery service for prescription medications The news, which could dramatically reshape the healthcare landscape by offering deep discounts on prescription medication and two-day delivery services for Amazon Prime customers, has already taken a toll on the share price of companies like GoodRx, Walgreens, and CVS. GoodRx wa...
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Pharmacy stocks are getting Amazon'd as the consumer giant pushes into online prescriptions — and CVS and Walgreens are tanking

Reuters/Gary Cameron Amazon's launch of its own digital pharmacy on Tuesday sent rival pharmacy stocks reeling, with CVS, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid each falling more than 8%.Amazon first entered the pharmacy business in 2018 with its $753 million acquisition of PillPack, which signaled to investors that Amazon's interest in offering prescription medicines directly to consumers was growing.Now, the pharmacy section of Amazon's e-commerce website will offer discounts to paying Prime members, a...
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It'll take weeks to vet a COVID-19 vaccine

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,If coronavirus vaccine results weren't quite enough breaking news for you this week, Amazon has officially unveiled its long-awaited Amazon Pharmacy service, selling prescription medications and offering discount services for Prime members. Much like Amazon's original fo...
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We're getting closer to an effective COVID-19 vaccine. Here's what it will cost to get a shot.

A photo illustration show a syringe. Argentina was selected to test a vaccine against COVID-19, it is estimated that the clinical phases will begin in August. Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images The US is getting closer to having an effective COVID-19 vaccine, after drug company Pfizer said Monday that its experimental vaccine is 90% effective at preventing the disease caused by coronavirus. A vaccine won't be effective if most people don't take it, and that will depend on whether peop...
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CVS will become the biggest Fortune 500 company to be run by a woman as Karen Lynch becomes CEO

Karen Lynch, the former president of Aetna, will be CVS Health's next CEO. Aetna/Youtube CVS Health named Aetna President Karen Lynch as the company's new CEO, effective February 2021. Because CVS Health ranks fifth on the Fortune 500, the company will become the most valuable one led by a woman. CVS Health bought Aetna in 2018 for $70 billion. Lynch told Business Insider's Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer her vision as Aetna's leader was to help insurance members stay better on top of doctor vis...
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An election week for the history books

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,I'm not sure what I thought election week was going to look like amid a pandemic, but I do think it was a humble reminder that 2020 might still have some more surprises up its sleeves.Hello from Wisconsin, where I've been posted up part of this week ahead of the second l...
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