Larry Merlo has caught a wave early, and this one should be a very good ride indeed. With their toe in the door of long term care, CVS’ acquisition of Omnicare could act as a game changer for seniors’ healthcare. Period. CVS is the dominant player in retail pharmacy, retail medical clinics, as well as in pharmacy benefits management. Omnicare is the major player in pharmacy services management in long-term care. Together, they could shape the way healthcare services are managed for seniors throughout the United States, and create models that will help achieve the triple aim in healthcare reform.