Amazon Pharmacy is here and that’s bad news for the brick-and-mortar retail pharmacy industry. But is it accurate to call Amazon Pharmacy “disruptive”?

In a April 2019, CVS Health CEO, Larry Merlo, sat down for an interview with Barron’s to talk about how his company’s assets are positioning them to take on healthcare’s biggest challenges:

It’s estimated that 30% to 40% of emergency room visits could be handled at a lower acuity setting at a dramatically lower cost. If we’ve got chest pains, we’re going to the E.R. But think about the infrastructure cost there. …

Alex Hoopes, PharmD, CAHIMS

Director of Innovation @ OutcomesMTM, a Cardinal Health company. Responsible for healthcare product development and strategy. Viewpoints are my own.

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