March 16, 2016

In partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, CVS Health Foundation has committed $5 million in grants over five years to nonprofit organizations that are committed to educating young people about the dangers of tobacco.

March 15, 2016

Patients who visit MinuteClinic without a primary care provider are provided a list of physicians in the area who are accepting new patients.

March 10, 2016

#BeTheFirst is directed at youth and young adults who use tobacco or who are at risk of becoming regular tobacco users

March 8, 2016

As retail pharmacy increasingly becomes a healthcare destination, new telehealth models are helping to expand both access to care and the scope of care. Telehealth’s role in retail healthcare delivery was explored by MinuteClinic VP medical operations Tobias Barker as part of a six-part Retail Healthcare Webinar series, produced by Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association.

March 8, 2016

Weis Markets also announced an Ahold USA vet has joined the team as director of category analysis, promotional income and retail strategies.

March 7, 2016

Naloxone is already available without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations through standing order or collaborative practice agreements in 15 states.

March 4, 2016

Retail pharmacies play an important role in disaster and emergency situations, often acting to provide first response aid for people needing food, water, medical supplies and healthcare services.

March 4, 2016

One of the most promising recent developments in the nation’s search for a more accessible and cost-effective healthcare system has been the rapid rise of health events and free testing services at chain and independent pharmacies. 

March 3, 2016

The Mighty is reporting on the grand opening of a mock CVS location that the Riverside, Calif. Unified School District’s Adult School is using as a space for job training for adults with developmental disabilities.

February 25, 2016

The number of people living with Alzheimer's is expected to rise from more than 5 million today to more than 16 million by 2050.

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.