Consumerism

Sep 27, 2022
Humana will pay between $450 million and $550 million to acquire the first group of senior-focused, value-based care primary care centers that it developed through a joint venture with its private equity firm partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS).
Aug 30, 2022
Amazon Care, the virtual and in-home primary care service developed by its parent company in 2019 to serve Amazon staff and later other employers, launched with great fanfare. The online retailer said it will shutter the program by year-end, a surprising move given the company’s recent investments…
Aug 16, 2022
The recent news that CVS Health plans to bid for Signify Health, a value-based care analytics company that helps payers, employers and providers with in-home care, is the latest case of companies’ focusing on advancing their primary care reach and in-home care services while bulking up their…
Jul 26, 2022
Amazon will greatly expand its reach with consumers with its acquisition of One Medical’s parent company 1Life Healthcare Inc. and its direct-to-consumer primary care network for an estimated $3.9 billion including debt.
Jun 10, 2022
The Consumer Price Index has had the fastest increase in over 40 years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. 
May 24, 2022
Humana recently said it plans to open about 100 new primary care clinics in a second joint venture with the private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS).
May 3, 2022
Topics of interest include priorities, benefits and limits of a patient experience survey in this setting.
Mar 29, 2022
Over the past couple of months, interesting news and insights have surfaced from Walmart and Amazon executives about their strategies and execution goals.
Mar 25, 2022
Mobile digital health technologies enable consumers to engage more deeply with providers. Learn three keys to meeting patients’ needs in this video.