Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.
To kick off the holiday season, CVS/pharmacy on Monday announced the return of its "Free Gift Card" promotion, an offer designed to allow customers the opportunity to receive free gift cards by shopping for everyday essentials at store locations nationwide.
As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, actress and author Valerie Harper, singer/songwriter Jewel, country music singer Kellie Pickler and female NASCAR standout Mackena Bell are teaming up with the American Lung Association's Lung Force to raise awareness and funds to help confront lung cancer in women.
MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, opened its first location in Rhode Island on Wednesday inside the CVS/pharmacy store in Woonsocket. Two more walk-in clinics will begin seeing patients Thursday in CVS/pharmacy locations in Cranston and Wakefield.
Drug Store News has announced a top-notch lineup of retail executives slated to participate in the 16th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit conference, Dec. 2 at Manhattan’s historic New York Athletic Club.
Following CVS Health’s bold move to stop selling tobacco products in all of its stores, president and CEO Larry Merlo, joined public health advocates and researchers on Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on tobacco sales and marketing at retail stores.
“We are in a new era of business where leaders create results through networks and communities, rather than through direct lines of command. We all must learn to become comfortable building our businesses with leaders, advisers and specialists outside of our own company.” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Dan Mack during the most recent Elevation Forum, held on Sept. 18.
Specialty drug spending continues to rise and is predicted to grow by more than 16% annually from 2015 to 2018. CVS Health researchers examine the reasons for such dramatic increases in spending and discuss tools to help manage these escalating costs.
CVS Health is thanking its 26,000 pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month for their role in changing the way health care is delivered to increase access, lower costs and improve quality in the company's retail pharmacies, mail service pharmacies and specialty pharmacies nationwide.
MinuteClinic has announced the opening of its first walk-in clinics in the Corpus Christi metropolitan area inside two CVS/pharmacy stores in Corpus Christi and Portland. A third clinic is slated to open in Corpus Christi in December.
CVS/pharmacy announced on Thursday that it is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27 by renewing its community donation program to support local drug collection efforts by law enforcement.