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CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Introduces New Service to Help PBM Clients Manage Health and Wellness Benefit Solutions

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the availability of Vendor Benefit Management, a new service developed to help CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients more easily contract, implement and manage their choice of available and emerging third-party health and wellness benefit solutions both digital and non-digital.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Soar Through Summer: A Duckhorn Wine Dinner Event

Join us at the Providence Fleming’s for our Duckhorn Wine Dinner on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6:30 PM.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Outlines Strategy to Accelerate Growth

The executive team of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will outline a series of transformation initiatives at its 2019 Investor Day today, showing how the company plans to accelerate enterprise growth, simplify a consumer health system that is confusing and inconvenient, and position the company for long-term growth and increased shareholder value.

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL: RI Hospital physician leader recognized by peers with service award

David Portelli, M.D., medical director of Rhode Island Hospital’s Andrew F. Anderson Emergency Center, was recently honored by his colleagues in the Rhode Island Hospital Medical Staff Association with the “Service to Hospital Award.” The award recognizes a physician who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the hospital above and beyond the call of duty, distinguished by professionalism, leadership, excellence and innovation.

TEXTRON INC.: Textron Businesses Showcase Innovation and Performance with Diverse Product Lineup at Paris Air Show

Bell, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, TRU Simulation + Training and Textron Airborne Solutions, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the Paris Air Show—the largest aerospace event in the world—which will be held June 17-23 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget. Textron will be displaying in Textron Pavilion A2.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Partridge Snow & Hahn Welcomes Kelly J. Wilbur

Partridge Snow & Hahn (PS&H) is pleased to welcome Kelly J. Wilbur as an Associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group where she focuses her practice on commercial litigation.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer Evans will lead statewide efforts to attract tourism and business

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BankFive Awards $50,000 Grant To The Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

BankFive Awards $50,000 Grant To The Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall BankFive awarded a $50,000 grant to the Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: RIDOT Kicks Off Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Project

Governor Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, today kicked off the Little Roady autonomous vehicle pilot project in Providence.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Launches 'Tested to Be Trusted' Program for Vitamins and Supplements, Launches Self-Care Campaign to Highlight Purpose-Led Initiatives and Expanded Product Assortment

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced the launch of "Tested to Be Trusted", a program requiring third-party testing of all vitamins and supplements sold in-store and online to confirm the accuracy of the dietary ingredients listed on the supplement facts panel and to confirm products are free from certain additives and ingredients.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.

MIRIAM HOSPITAL: The Miriam awarded $2.5M to trial intervention for children with obesity

The Miriam Hospital, thanks to the support of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, has received a major federal grant to study the effectiveness of a community-based intervention program to help children from low-income families whose health is challenged by obesity.

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: DEM, Partners Announce $15K in grants for Urban Forestry Projects Across Rhode Island at Arbor Day Celebration

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Tree Council and National Grid has awarded $15,000 in grants for urban forestry projects across Rhode Island.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health and Smile Direct Club Team Up to Expand Access and Affordability to Innovative Solution for Achieving a Straighter Smile

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and SmileDirectClub today announced plans to expand access to affordable, convenient orthodontic clear aligner therapy through SmileShops in hundreds of CVS Pharmacy locations.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Corporation To Hold First Quarter 2019 Conference Call

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 8:30 a.m.

NEWPORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Releases RFP for Rebrand Efforts

Founded in 1920, the Newport County Chamber of Commerce is one of Rhode Island’s largest business advocacy organizations, whose mission is to connect, innovate, enhance and advocate for the businesses of Greater Newport.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: RI Business Competition Names 12 Semi-Finalists

The Rhode Island Business Competition has announced that 12 semi-finalists have been selected in the 2019 competition, which will culminate next month with the awarding of prizes valued at $185,000.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health PBM Solutions Blunted the Impact of Drug Price Inflation, Helped Reduce Member Cost, and Improved Medication Adherence in 2018

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that, in 2018, the company's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation achieving a negative -4.2 percent price growth for non-specialty drugs and a 1.7 percent price growth for specialty drugs.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Junior Achievement/Citizens Bank Teens & Personal Finance Survey

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, which is April.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Launches Same-Day, On-Demand Rx Delivery Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that it is now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service available nationwide.

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