CVS Health continues to move toward digital health innovations, announcing two key partnerships that it hopes will foster the next batch of consumer-facing digital health solutions.
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The study found that those patients in commercial drug plans with narrow pharmacy networks had improved medication adherence as indicated by their medication possession ratio.
A year after deciding to end tobacco sales, CVS Health on Thursday released new data from a CVS Health Research Institute study that shows a reduction in cigarette purchases over the past year.
The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations.
On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings.
About 37% of the more than 2,000 respondents said that they had missed a life event because they had flu-like symptoms — either friendly get-togethers, family gatherings or work.
According to a report from Tractica, the global market for the telehealth and home health technology is set to expand to $13.7 billion by 2020 from $3.4 billion in 2014.
"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