Google recently announced it is allowing businesses to send smartphone alerts to consumers via Google Play through a program called Nearby, Internet Retailer reported Tuesday. "CVS is one of the first businesses testing Nearby," the report stated. "CVS is using the Nearby program to let shoppers know they can send photos to the retailer for in-store printing via the CVS smartphone app," Internet Retailer concluded, citing Google. CVS declined to comment, according to the report. (Internet Retailer)
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The program will provide clinicians with the messages, tools and counseling protocols needed to screen for secondhand smoke exposure.
Patients can now see a MinuteClinic nurse practitioner or physician assistant for a pre-travel risk assessment in advance of their trip and receive an individualized plan for prevention and treatment.
In addition to being able to pick up their prescription medications at the mobile pharmacy, customers can also receive recommended vaccines, such as Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, CVS Pharmacy noted.
As it continues to evolve, CVS Health’s MinuteClinic is taking the concept of walk-in health care to a new level.
More than a decade after they began to appear in community pharmacies across the country, retail clinics have become a key provider of health care to millions of Americans.
Making emotional connections with one’s team — connecting with the head and leading with the heart — is a key element in nurturing future leaders, according to George Coleman, VP health care at CVS, at Drug Store News’ Future Leaders Summit.
At the end of May, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted the first Future Leaders Summit in Chicago. Our in-depth special report appears in the July 2016 issue.
"In the 12 years since [Eileen Howard Boone joined CVS Health], she’s become the embodiment of the alignment between the company’s profitmaking and philanthropic goals," CSM wrote.
With the addition of 39 rebranded CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores, the company now has its first presence in the Centennial State.