March 17, 2017

CVS Pharmacy is keeping up with beauty trends with plans to bring four tough-to-find brands to its shelves this spring, several of which will be CVS exclusives. 

March 17, 2017
Based on new data about Amgen’s PCSK9 inhibitor cholesterol drug Repatha, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, Dr. Troyen Brennan, told Reuters that the number of patients eligible to use the drug could quadruple. He noted that the data — published in the New England Journal of Medicine and showing Repatha’s ability to reduce heart attack, stroke, heart disease deaths, chest pain hospitalizations and stent and bypass procedures by 15% — would need to be reviewed by heart experts. (Reuters)
 
March 16, 2017

ReducedRx will help patients with high out of pocket costs afford essential medications.

March 15, 2017

CVS Caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2% compared to 5% in 2015.

March 15, 2017

Specialty Connect is one area of strong growth for the retailer, CVS’ EVP and CFO said during Wednesday’s Barclays Global Healthcare Conference.

March 13, 2017

Retailer to launch the second year of Be The First, its five-year, $50 million commitment in an effort to help deliver the country’s first tobacco-free generation. 

March 10, 2017

Albertsons, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all saw significant rises in year-over-year satisfaction, with all advancing at least 3% year over year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

March 9, 2017

CVS Pharmacy added Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina to the list, and now 41 states are able to increase access to the medication. 

March 3, 2017

From facial hair grooming and skin care to hair color, DSN highlights what's trending in men's grooming with in-depth analysis of sales activity in the beauty aisles.

March 2, 2017

MigraineX addresses one of the leading triggers of migraine headaches —weather barometric change.

March 2, 2017

Roberts, who currently serves as president of CVS Caremark, will work in his new role to deliver differentiated products and services to help people on their path to better health, the company said. 

March 2, 2017

Epic will help integrate and improve clinical processes for CVS Specialty, including Accordant, which provides care management program services for patients with rare, chronic diseases.

February 22, 2017

Retailer now offers more than 600 exclusive snack and grocery options that are free from artificial trans fats, which are believed to lead to rising heart disease occurrences.

February 17, 2017

Northwestern Ohio’s The Courier is reporting that CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo delivered a speech at Ohio Northern University titled “Driving More Affordable, Accessible and Effective Care,” in which he noted the ways pharmacy can help drive down healthcare costs. He said that retail pharmacy will play a key role in combatting such issues as medication non-adherence and stepping into primary care. “Retail pharmacy is oftentimes the front door to health care,” he reportedly said. “It provides more opportunities to interact with patients than any other site of care.” (The Courier)

February 17, 2017

Middle- and high-school students from Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Jose and San Francisco were invited to submit a PSA video on their vision of the first tobacco-free generation.

February 17, 2017

Target, J&J, Pfizer, Ahold USA and Cardinal Health also make Omni50, a listing of the top 50 corporate and government buyers of products and services from an inclusive supply chain throughout the country.

February 16, 2017

Walmart and Target also named to Fortune magazine’s list.

February 16, 2017

The funds will be used for the Family Relief Direct Assistance Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to provide financial support and education.

February 16, 2017

Move in 2014 led to reduced cigarette purchases across all retail settings, with those who purchased cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy 38% more likely stop buying cigarettes, according to research published in the American Journal of Public Health.

February 13, 2017

Company honored in recognition of its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

February 13, 2017

“Know Your Numbers” screenings are available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and test for total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index.

February 9, 2017

CVS is working hard to change an erroneous perception that PBMs cause drug prices to rise.

February 2, 2017

DSN examines what's trending now overall in oral care, as well as in-depth sales activity in the toothbrush and dental floss categories, highlighting new products hitting the beauty aisles.

February 2, 2017

The company stated that it “is not profiting from this program.”