Top executives at CVS Health Corp. are reaping the benefits of an overall lucrative 2014 that exceeded analysts’ predictions after the company elimination of about $2 billion in tobacco sales, according to a federal filing.
In honor of National Doctor Day, WalletHub has released the best and worst states for doctors, and Rhode Island was last on the list for reasons including highest malpractice payouts per capita and average starting salary.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. agreed to buy Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion, bulking up its drug- benefits business to get better negotiating power in talks with pharmaceutical companies over prices.
More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced recently.
A recent study authored by Susan Miller of the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research found that only one in five nursing homes in the United States had even basic knowledge of palliative care.