April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 14, 2016

CVS Pharmacy is bringing its CVS Pharmacy y más to the Los Angeles market.

April 13, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic is providing customers of a CVS MinuteClinic in Ohio with access to its experts for both online and mobile doctor visits, Fast Company reported Wednesday. "Some of our best doctors see that this [telehealth] is where the world is going," Peter Rasmussen, the medical director of distance health at the Cleveland Clinic, told Fast Company. "We want to meet the expectations of patients now and in the future." (Fast Company

April 13, 2016

After 13 years with the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Ted Peterson recently retired as VP of CHPA to start a new company. DSN asked some of his colleagues and counterparts about the impact he has had on the business.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 5, 2016

The accreditation program evaluated CVS Specialty based on such organizational standards as pharmacy care, pharmacy operations and specialty drug and patient management, as well as   the company’s customer service, communications and disclosure standards. 

March 31, 2016

Over the next five years, CVS Health has committed $50 million toward creating the first tobacco-free generation through its #BeTheFirst campaign.

March 29, 2016

NEW YORK - Ad Week on Monday interviewed CVS Health's Norman de Greve, SVP and chief marketing officer, regarding how exiting tobacco was only the first step in brand shifting from being the proverbial "drug store on the corner" to a "multifaceted healthcare company." "What was compelling to me was I cannot think of another example in corporate America where a company sacrificed $2 billion of revenue for what they felt was the right thing to do," de Greve said. "We know these facts are true, that more purpose-driven companies, a) millennials and consumers want to do business with … and b) it's great for recruiting. It proved out for us in both of those ways." (Ad Week)

March 29, 2016

In April 2015, the CVS Health Foundation announced a total of 55 grant recipients that have since made meaningful progress toward their goals of improving. This year, CVS committed $1.5 million.

March 24, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday reflected on the recent web-weaving deals announced by Walgreens Boots Alliance, namely that the company increased its ownership stake in AmerisourceBergen to 15% and partnered with PBM OptumRx on 90-day fills. "As these deals illustrate, WBA is no itsy-bitsy channel participant," concluded Adam Fein, president Pembroke Consulting and CEO Drug Channels Institute. "It’s spinning a complicated network of silky connections throughout the healthcare system." (Drug Channels

March 22, 2016

According to the latest reports, only 3.1% of teens abused DXM in 2015, compared to 5.4% who reported abusing DXM in 2006. 

March 22, 2016

Anthem is claiming that the PBM Express Scripts charged Anthem with higher than competitive benchmark pricing on pharmaceutical products.

March 21, 2016

The Shopper Marketing Effie Awards honor work that showcases the best utilization of shopper insights that lead to effective engagements and activations with shoppers along their path to purchase.

March 18, 2016

The CVS/pharmacy destroyed by fire during riots last year in Baltimore has re-opened earlier this month, the Association of Health Care Journalists reported Friday. The initial closure of the CVS/pharmacy highlighted the important role pharmacies play across inner-city communities. 

March 17, 2016

CVS Pharmacy on Wednesday relaunched the exclusive Nuance Salma Hayek cosmetics collection at Spring Studios in New York City. 

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.