February 24, 2016

Walgreens is the top drug store when it comes to customer satisfaction, with CVS not far behind, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index.

February 23, 2016

On average, CVS Caremark clients utilizing the company’s value formulary in 2015 saved $20 million or more depending on the number of plan members they support. 

February 18, 2016

Asked to rate the reduced cigarette access from the CVS decision as either “good” or “bad,” 44% called it good, saying that, despite them being harder to buy, “I want to quit smoking and this helps.”

February 17, 2016

Drug Channels' Adam Fein projects another slow-growth year for retail clinics in his latest blog. "While clinics sound like an exciting strategy, revenues from in-store clinics are - and will likely remain - a very small share of pharmacy chains' prescription revenues," he wrote. "While 2016 may see little growth, I still expect the number of retail clinics to reach 2,300 to 2,500 locations by 2018." (Drug Channels)

 

 

February 11, 2016

There's a new cosmetics brand launching in the U.S. aiming to offer high-quality makeup at an affordable price.

February 10, 2016

CVS Pharmacy locations in Palo Alto and Menlo Park will hold Meningitis Clinics from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16.

February 10, 2016

As part of the Case Management program, Accordant manages care transitions and identifies and prevents potential problems to help members avoid emergency room visits and extended hospital stays.

February 9, 2016

Same-store sales increased 1.7% for the year, with pharmacy same-store sales up 4.5% and front-store same-store sales down 5%. 

February 3, 2016

All told, CVS Health will convert 1,672 Target pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy locations around the country on a rolling basis over the next six to eight months. 

February 3, 2016

In addition to talking up her Nuance line of cosmetics, Salma Hayek discusses her daughter and family life with E! News. 

February 3, 2016

Is urgent care the next evolution of today's rapidly expanding retail clinics? On Wednesday Forbes speculated that the fast-growing urgent care market may be ripe for an entry from CVS Health or Walgreens Boots Alliance. "CVS or Walgreens will attempt to enter the standalone urgent care and primary care spaces in the next 12 to 24 months," suggested Gordon Maner, managing partner Allen Mooney Barnes in a recent report, Forbes noted. "Walmart, Target and other consumer-driven businesses will attempt to increase touch points with customers via immediate and scheduled healthcare services, although they will struggle to find profitability." (Forbes)

February 3, 2016

See photos of the first CVS Pharmacy inside of a Target store in Charlotte, N.C. 

February 2, 2016

With more than 9,500 retail pharmacies (including 1, 672 Target pharmacies acquired in mid-December) and more than 1,100 retail clinics, CVS Health has leveraged its scale and market penetration to become a prime community health resource nationwide.
 

February 1, 2016

The availability of the antidote to opioid overdoses through retail pharmacy is increasing. 

January 29, 2016
New patients enrolled in the CVS Health Specialty Connect pilot were 17.5% more likely to pick up their first refill and existing specialty patients had an 11.4 percentage point improvement in adherence. 
 
January 29, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday released its latest ranking of pharmacies based on total prescription revenues, with Walgreens Boots Alliance the largest of retail pharmacies, followed by CVS Health and Walmart. "We estimate that total revenues of retail, mail and specialty pharmacies reached $364.1 billion in 2015, up 12.1% from 2014," wrote Adam Fein, CEO Drug Channels Institute. "The top tier of dispensing pharmacies ... accounted for about 64% of U.S. prescription dispensing revenues in 2015." (Drug Channels)

January 19, 2016

Through these newly formed alliances, CVS Health will establish workforce development programs and strategies that facilitate multicultural talent acquisition.

January 14, 2016

The new affiliations announced here bring the total number of clinical collaborations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to nearly 70 major health systems and health care providers across the country.

January 14, 2016

Clinics were evaluated on compliance in care coordination, infection prevention and control, patient education and medication management. 

January 12, 2016

A CVS store is expected to open on the Las Vegas strip in May, according to a report by Vegas Inc. published Tuesday. It will be CVS' fourth location to Walgreens' five, the report noted. "They've really been popping up quickly," Ray Germain, associate VP investments with Marcus & Millichap told Vegas Inc. "It's crazy what you'll pay for a little packet of Advil. (Vegas Inc.)

 

 

January 11, 2016

McKesson narrowed its fiscal 2016 outlook to reflect the expectation that operating profit derived as a result of generic pharmaceutical pricing trends will be weaker in the second half of the fiscal year compared to previous expectations.

January 8, 2016

To help support the campaign, hip-hop duo Kalin and Myles on Thursday recorded a public service announcement to encourage their fan base, the KAMFAM, and young people across the country to join CVS Health's stop-smoking campaign. 

January 6, 2016

Consumers are blurring the lines between meals and snacks, and are increasingly choosing healthier options.

January 6, 2016

One of the biggest challenges for mass merchants to crack the facial cosmetics code has been selling foundations, blushes and powders to women who can’t sample them in stores.