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.

January 5, 2016

MinuteClinic at Navarro is staffed by bilingual nurse practitioners who specialize in family health care.

January 4, 2016

Forbes on Monday reported the formation of a coalition known as "The Patient Access to Pharmacists' Care Coalition," which is advocating Medicare reimbursement for senior immunizations. "Our immunization program continues to demonstrate the important role our 27,000 pharmacists are playing in healthcare delivery today, providing greater access than ever before to a wide range of CDC-recommended vaccines, as well as other important, preventive healthcare services," Walgreens said in a statement. (Forbes

January 4, 2016

Health insurer WellCare Health Plans changed its pharmacy benefit manager to CVS Health as of Jan. 1, allowing 3.8 million WellCare members to access CVS' pharmacy network. (Reuters)

December 17, 2015

In the past 17 years, the CVS Health Charity Classic has raised more than $19 million, and next year’s is planned for June 26 to 28 in Barrington, R.I. at the Rhode Island Country Club. 

December 17, 2015

"John [Standley's] done an incredible job and has an ubelievable pedigree across a whole number of positions at Rite Aid," Jonathan Aspatore, CEO ExecRank, shared with TheStreet in an interview.

December 16, 2015

CVS Health shared five key innovations that are delivering value both to patients and strategic partners in growing its retail pharmacy business at its annual analyst day. 

December 16, 2015

At CVS Health’s annual Analyst Day, CVS/pharmacy president Helena Foulkes outlined the progress the company has made on seven fronts over the past year. 

December 16, 2015

CVS Health realized a strong 2016 selling season for the pharmacy benefit management business with $11.5 billion in net new business and a client retention rate of 98%. 

December 16, 2015

With the completion of the transaction, CVS Health acquired Target's 1,672 pharmacies and 79 retail clinics. 

December 14, 2015

The end of Target Pharmacy Rewards is one of the first steps the company has taken to prepare for changes coming to its stores as a result of selling its pharmacy business to CVS Health earlier this year. 

December 11, 2015

Dec. 15 is the deadline to enroll for health coverage beginning on Jan. 1. 

December 7, 2015

Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.

December 7, 2015

Recent entries in the prescription delivery business have upped the ante, promising patients quicker service that fits their schedule.

December 7, 2015

BusinessDen on Monday reported that CVS Health has acquired real estate in the Denver area, though CVS Health spokesman Michael DeAngelis stated there were no announcements forthcoming on a Denver entry for CVS Health. "Right now CVS does not have any locations in Colorado," BusinessDen reported. "Walgreens lists five stores in Denver alone [and] Rite Aid has a handful of locations in the Denver area." (BusinessDen)

 

December 7, 2015

Every day retailers leverage their strong neighborhood bonds to feed some mighty and noble causes. Here are some — but not all — of our current favorites.