June 6, 2016

Both CVS Pharmacy stores and MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in the area have vaccines available to protect patients against measles.

June 1, 2016

In addition to being named to the CIO 100, CVS Health's EVP and chief information officer has been inducted into CIO Hall of Fame.

May 31, 2016

The American Diabetes Association on Tuesday named CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, the exclusive drug store for "Partner in Healthy Living," a new initiative with the nation's leading voluntary health organization committed to advancing the research, prevention, care and treatment of diabetes.

May 26, 2016

The service has been rolled out to all MinuteClinics inside CVS Pharmacy Locations and Long Drugs in Hawaii, and the company plans to roll it out to Target-based clinics later this year.

May 25, 2016

CVS Health’s efforts to dispense opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription has already come to 23 states and the company has announced plans to expand to seven more over the course of the summer.

May 24, 2016

Forbes recently reported on CVS Health’s efforts to curb opioid abuse, highlighting its push to provide naloxone — the drug that reverses an opioid overdose — without a prescription through its pharmacies in 20 states by the end of the year, with plans to do so in all 50 states. The magazine spoke to CVS Health VP professional services Tom Davis about the efforts, and Davis notes that “when dispensing naloxone, our pharmacists counsel patients and caregivers on a number of important points including: identifying an overdose, the importance of calling 911, giving rescue breaths, administering naloxone and remaining with the patient until help arrives.” (Forbes)

May 24, 2016

As a result of the initiative, the 60,000 veterans enrolled in Dept. of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System can be referred to MinuteClinic for acute health services.

May 23, 2016

CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes announced the move on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Friday, noting that it would begin rolling out in early June, eventually reaching all 7,900 locations.

May 23, 2016
FDGard uses caraway and peppermint oils to manage functional dyspepsia among the one-in-six adults estimated to suffer from the condition. 
 
May 19, 2016

Now, more than 10 years later, CVS Health continues to play an important role in New Orleans, working closely with officials in aiding the relief and recovery effort.

May 19, 2016

Among the new targets announced in this year's Report, four are aimed at creating a tobacco-free generation by 2020. 

May 16, 2016

Over the past two years, CVS Health colleagues and customers have helped to raise more than $7 million for the LUNG FORCE initiative. 

May 13, 2016

PepsiCo recently completed a test of warmed soft drinks and teas at approximately a dozen CVS locations in the Boston area. According to BevNET, the 7.5 ounce cans were displayed in a countertop warming cabinet heated to 122°F and PepsiCo is currently reviewing sales data. (BevNET)

 
May 11, 2016
In addition to Virginia, CVS Pharmacy locations in 22 states can dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.
May 11, 2016

The CVS Health brand offers quality-driven value, with prices ranging from 20% to 40% less than other comparable brands.

May 10, 2016

CVS has been highlighting its exclusive line Enlite Super Face and Flawless Body.

May 10, 2016

CVS Health envisions an environment of committed strategic minds, focused on achieving a vision of elevating supplier development to a higher level by providing an innovative learning program to the entire diverse supplier community.

May 10, 2016

CVS Health Charity Classic tournament headliners include top-ranking PGA TOUR professionals Branden Grace, Tony Finau, Keegan Bradley, Jon Curran and Bryson DeChambeau. 

May 10, 2016

When I started covering this business about 20 years ago, there was a lot of attention around channel blurring. Today, convenience is however the consumer defines it.

May 9, 2016

At Kantar Retail’s two-day Drug Channels workshop, the company shared insights about how consumers are approaching health and wellness in a changed retail and healthcare landscape, how the big drug chains are looking to reach them and how suppliers can be a key part of doing so as we move into the future.

May 5, 2016

NCQA Utilization Management Certification is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement. 

May 4, 2016
Twenty-five grants will be awarded in the first year and 50 will be given out in each of the second and third years.
May 4, 2016

The findings underscore the value of home infusion services – where medication is delivered intravenously in a patient's home – for the health care system, including patients and payers.

May 4, 2016

There are now 31 MinuteClinic locations in Northern Virginia and 52 in the DC Metro area, including clinics in CVS Pharmacy stores.