October 30, 2015

Newsday on Friday reported a federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of 74 pharmacies and assets to CVS Health and Rite Aid in a deal valued collectively at more than $31.4 million. "CVS will purchase the prescription records from 58 stores [and] Rite Aid will purchase the prescription records of 16 stores," the paper reported. (Newsday)

October 29, 2015

Forbes is reporting that CVS and Express Scripts have cut ties with Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ specialty pharmacy Philidor Rx amid investigations into the company’s business practices. “In accordance with CVS/caremark’s standard auditing protocols, over the last several weeks we have been monitoring and reviewing the results of recent audits of Philidor’s practices,” CVS said in a statement. ”Based on the findings from those activities, we have terminated Philidor for noncompliance with the terms of its provider agreement.” (Forbes)

October 22, 2015

Since opening the first retail clinic 15 years ago, MinuteClinic has reached communities in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

October 21, 2015

“This crisis is taking lives — it’s destroying families and shattering communities all across the country,” President Obama said in remarks at a community forum meant to kick off his administration’s new push to curb opioid abuse. 

October 20, 2015
A four-year-old in Fayetteville, Ark. celebrated her birthday with a CVS-themed party, with a little help from the company.
October 16, 2015

Because of their efforts, Josephine Hau, a CVS pharmacist in Baldwin Park, Calif., and Ali Hamed, a pharmacist in the CVS store in Springhill, Fla., are national recipients of the company’s Paragon Award, an annual recognition of what CVS calls its “best of the best.”

October 16, 2015

Natural and organic beauty has had many fits and starts since the 1970s. News flash: This time it is the real deal.

October 15, 2015

CVS/pharmacy's enhanced Health Insurance Information Center is a one-stop online destination for customers with health insurance questions related to Medicare Part D, Marketplace and Medicaid health coverage.

October 14, 2015

More than 700 Project Health events will be held at select CVS/pharmacy stores in 20 markets.

October 13, 2015

CVS Health's 2016 SilverScript prescription drug insurance plans earned an overall 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in part for their high quality, clinical outcomes and customer service. 

October 12, 2015

DON’T be this pharmacist. Be more like the ones Drug Store News profiles in this special section, compiled in honor of National Pharmacist Month in October.

October 9, 2015

The distinction recognizes CVS/specialty's commitment to helping people with arthritis and joint pain, and builds on the longstanding relationship between the two organizations. CVS/pharmacy is currently the exclusive retail drug store partner of the Arthritis Foundation.

October 7, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar adds another senior-level retail pharmacy executive to its C-suite.  

October 5, 2015

Seven stores in two markets will have Hearing Centers, and five stores in another market will have optical services starting later this fall. 

September 30, 2015

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.

September 24, 2015

CVS Health has committed $10 million to SU2C over three years, supported by an annual in-store campaign. 

September 23, 2015

CVS/pharmacy has also renewed its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.

September 21, 2015

A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.

September 11, 2015

How close did CVS Health's Helena Foulkes come to breaking the mold in sports journalism a la Phyllis George?

September 8, 2015

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.

September 3, 2015

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.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 26, 2015

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. 

August 24, 2015

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.