The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations.
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"This attractive strategic acquisition provides CVS with an incremental dispensing channel in long-term care and assisted living," reported Mark Miller, analyst for William Blair.
Overall, 95% of patients were highly satisfied with the quality of care they received at MinuteClinic, the ease with which telehealth technology was integrated into the visit, and the timeliness and convenience of their care
The medication synchronization service allows patients to pick up all their medication in a monthly pharmacy visit and manage their prescriptions online.
According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, more than 24.5 million people age 12 or older in the U.S. (9.4% of the population) live with substance use disorders.
FSI advertising expenditures are up 2% across pharmacy retailers and up 7% among grocers.
CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.
CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.
CVS/pharmacy will launch three new exclusive beauty lines as part of an expansion into beauty categories — including naturals, therapeutics and clinically-proven products — that focuses on the intersection of health and beauty.
CVS Health temporarily closes CVSPhoto.com as a precautionary measure.