August 22, 2016

A preliminary analysis in the study shows that payers might be able to save between $38 million and $63 million per 100,000 members by focusing on patients with three or more overlapping chronic conditions.

August 18, 2016

The CVS Health Cold & Flu Relief Single Serve Cups was created with customer needs in mind, as the innovation team within CVS Pharmacy Store Brands identified a unique product delivery opportunity.

August 18, 2016

As a result of the flooding, CVS Pharmacy is also deploying a mobile pharmacy in the parking lot of the Denham Springs location, which is currently closed due to water damage.

August 17, 2016

In addition to Colorado, CVS Pharmacy locations in 30 other states are able to dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

August 16, 2016

For Americans who have ever gotten a flu shot, fall months are the most popular time to get the vaccine, with October being the most popular month (42%).

August 12, 2016

In addition to Idaho, CVS Pharmacy locations in 30 other states can dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

August 11, 2016

CVS Pay – now part of the CVS Pharmacy mobile app – integrates payment, prescription pickup and the ExtraCare loyalty program all in one quick scan at checkout.

August 4, 2016

USA Today is reporting that CVS Health has announced plans to remove two biologic drugs, Neupogen and Lantus, from its pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) formulary in 2017 and replace them with biosimilars of the drugs, substituting Zarxio for Neupogen and Basaglar for Lantus. Biosimilars cost about 15% to 30% less than the original biologics. CVS’s EVP and chief medical officer Troyen Brennan told USA Today that the biologics were reviewed by panels of experts “to make sure they are considered equivalent. (USA Today)

August 3, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

August 2, 2016

Based on second-quarter performance, CVS Health is raising and narrowing its Adjusted EPS guidance and also raising its free cash flow guidance for 2016.

August 2, 2016

Health care is taking up a larger share of the consumer wallet. By 2021, Americans are expected to devote 24% of all household spending on healthcare goods and services, making consumer-directed care one of the largest potential areas of growth for retailers.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

August 2, 2016

As millennials have cemented themselves as the largest generation by population at 75.4 million, outnumbering baby boomers for the first time, the retail industry has been inundated with insights about their shopping habits.

August 1, 2016

Through this partnership, CVS Pharmacy patients purchasing Narcan Nasal Spray without insurance will receive a $35 discount coupon to purchase the medication.

July 25, 2016

In addition to Texas, CVS Pharmacy locations in 30 other states will be able to dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription by August 2016.

July 22, 2016

Google recently announced it is allowing businesses to send smartphone alerts to consumers via Google Play through a program called Nearby, Internet Retailer reported Tuesday. "CVS is one of the first businesses testing Nearby," the report stated. "CVS is using the Nearby program to let shoppers know they can send photos to the retailer for in-store printing via the CVS smartphone app," Internet Retailer concluded, citing Google. CVS declined to comment, according to the report. (Internet Retailer)

July 18, 2016

This event marks the sixth year that CVS Health and the Boston Red Sox have teamed up to host veterans for a CVS Health Baseball Camp.

July 15, 2016

The new 112,000 square foot facility will expand CVS Health's work to help customers with disease education and provide pharmacy and medication counseling.

July 7, 2016

The program will provide clinicians with the messages, tools and counseling protocols needed to screen for secondhand smoke exposure.

July 7, 2016

In addition to a significant reduction in readmissions, the health plan savings doubled the initial investment into the program.

July 7, 2016

Patients can now see a MinuteClinic nurse practitioner or physician assistant for a pre-travel risk assessment in advance of their trip and receive an individualized plan for prevention and treatment.

July 6, 2016

In addition to being able to pick up their prescription medications at the mobile pharmacy, customers can also receive recommended vaccines, such as Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, CVS Pharmacy noted.

June 29, 2016

As it continues to evolve, CVS Health’s MinuteClinic is taking the concept of walk-in health care to a new level.

June 29, 2016

Making emotional connections with one’s team — connecting with the head and leading with the heart — is a key element in nurturing future leaders, according to George Coleman, VP health care at CVS, at Drug Store News Future Leaders Summit.