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Retail giant Walmart is adding education benefit programs to prepare its workforce for “the next generation of healthcare jobs,” the company announced.

David Jones, former CEO of Humana and one of the founders of the health insurer, died Sept. 18, according to Courier Journal. He was 88, the outlet reported.

Technology giant Apple has announced three new medical studies it will be involved in with major names in the healthcare space, including leading academic and research institutions.

CVS Health announced a $2 million contribution to an existing $50 million campaign to end e-cigarette use, known as vaping, among teenagers. The announcement comes at a time when hundreds of lung disease injuries linked to vaping have appeared in dozens of states.

Health insurance giant and care services provider Humana has joined the Consumer Technology Association, marking the first time a payer has joined the association.

An executive who jumped ship from CVS Health to join Amazon’s online pharmacy business PillPack will not be allowed to take on his new role, according to a U.S. District Court judge who ruled the move violated a noncompete agreement.

Patients are looking for more online resources when it comes to healthcare, and there are plenty of marketing pitfalls for healthcare companies to fall in.

With the Trump administration increasing efforts to force healthcare stakeholders to publish drug and care services prices online and in TV ads, will the initiatives actually do anything to lower costs?

Less than a year after coming aboard HHS as senior advisor to the agency’s secretary Alex Azar, for drug pricing reform, John O’Brien is stepping down from his position.

In the second round of presidential debate of Democratic candidates, the hopefuls took on healthcare right away, debating Medicare-for-all proposals and a public option on stage. The arguments over healthcare “set a combative tone” for the rest of the debate.

Kaiser Permanente, a major health and hospital system based in California, has appointed its first-ever chief digital officer. Prat Vemana will assume the role August 12.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma does not support expanding the government-sponsored healthcare programs she oversees to all Americans.