Companies like Walmart, CVS, and Amazon are beefing up their healthcare strategies. Here are their plans to upend the $3.5 trillion industry.

Some of the biggest retailers in America are looking to get a bigger piece of the $3.5 trillion healthcare market. As healthcare costs keep rising for Americans, retailers see an opportunity to win patients over with convenience and lower prices. Here’s how retailers like CVS Health, Walgreens, Walmart, and Kroger are bulking up their healthcare strategies. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The $3.5 trillion healthcare industry is in flux. As healthcare costs keep rising — leaving Americans on the hook for higher bills — retailers see an opportunity to win patients over with more convenient places to get care and/or lower prices. It’s led to the lines around… Read More

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Who has the best cheap car insurance in New York?

New York comes in as the third-most expensive state in the US for car insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Insurance rates vary from person to person, and are calculated with information such as your driving history, your age and gender, and even your credit score. But, by shopping around, you can find the best deal for your own cheap auto insurance, even in a state where insurance premiums are high like New York. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When you’re shopping for the best cheap car insurance in New York, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider. While the Insurance Information Institute estimates the… Read More

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10 times Bill Belichick outsmarted the entire NFL

Bill Belichick is the NFL’s top coach — and he’s started the 2019 season dominant, as always. Belichick outsmarts his opponents by turning his final round draft picks into stars, and making in-game adjustments that lead to championships. Here are 10 ways Belichick outsmarted all his opponents. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Football fans will argue endlessly about whether Brady or Belichick are the primary reason for the Patriots dynasty. Brady might be the easier choice due to his clutch throws, unflappable pocket presence, and relentless (if not a little crazy) work ethic. But don’t count out Belichick’s dominance. Through smart decision making and personnel moves, the couch… Read More

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‘Hustlers’ gave Jennifer Lopez the biggest live-action box office opening of her career with $33.2 million

STXfilms’ “Hustlers” wins the domestic box office with a $33.2 million opening. That’s the best opening weekend ever for STXfilms and for a Jennifer Lopez live-action movie. Meanwhile, Warner Bros./Amazon Studios’ “The Goldfinch” only took in $2.6 million on its opening weekend. “The Goldfinch” had one of the worst openings by a major studio this year, made worse by the fact the movie was made for $45 million. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Jennifer Lopez is having a remarkable career resurgence, and the box office performance by “Hustlers” is the proof. STXfilms’ gritty true-life gangster movie about a group of former strippers who ripped off Wall Street businessmen… Read More

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Trump said Brett Kavanaugh ‘should start suing people’ over new sexual harassment allegation

President Donald Trump tweeted in support for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a new allegation of sexual harassment surfaced against him. Trump railed against Democrats and the media hours after The New York Times reported Saturday that a former college classmate of Kavanaugh tried to tip off US senators and the FBI last year to another previously unreported sexual misconduct allegation. The account is similar to an allegation made by Deborah Ramirez, another Yale classmate who accused Kavanaugh of pulling his pants down and thrusting his penis in her face at a different dorm party. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court last October after a tumultuous battle over… Read More

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Q&A: Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman on using tech to keep elections secure

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman (second from right) flanked by staff members Kelly Moselage (far left), Kerri Kroll (second from left), and Julie Colacurcio. (Greg Scruggs Photo) Election security vaulted to the top of public officials’ concerns in the U.S. following the attempted intervention by Russian hackers in the 2016 presidential election. The hacking attempt captivated the country and became a political football in Washington D.C. as a major sticking point in partisan rancor between Democrats and Republicans. Washington state was among 21 states where Russian agents attempted to access voter rolls and other sensitive information. For state officials, the cyberattack served as a valuable stress test on state… Read More

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Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 8, 2019

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 8, 2019. Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter. Most popular stories on GeekWire The safest bet for space settlers? Would you believe it’s inside Mars’ moon Deimos? The smaller of Mars’ two moons, Deimos, was named after the Greek god of terror — but the way former NASA flight surgeon Jim Logan sees it, Deimos could be a comfort zone for space settlers. … Read More Everything Apple announced today,… Read More

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Microsoft’s HR chief says take these 2 steps when you hate your job but feel stuck

Microsoft HR chief Kathleen Hogan knows that not every employee feels fulfilled at work all the time. Hogan said the first step in this situation is to “zoom out” and remember the company’s overall mission. The next step is to have an honest conversation with your boss about potential changes you can make. Click here for more BI Prime content. Leaving an unfulfilling job isn’t always an option. Sometimes quitting is financially unfeasible. And if you’ve got a safety net but don’t have another gig lined up, the prospect of fielding friends’ questions about why you’re unemployed can be daunting. So it helps to have tools for tweaking your current… Read More

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