March 21, 2012

Earlier this month, Walgreens announced that immunization records would be sent directly from its more than 7,800 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores and 350 Take Care Clinics to primary care providers over Surescripts’ electronic prescribing network using Surescripts’ Clinical Interoperability services. And later this year, the company plans to share immunization data with local and state public health agencies, and share Take Care Clinic patient summaries with primary care providers. Drug Store News recently had the opportunity to speak with Surescripts president and CEO Harry Totonis about the new service.

September 24, 2015

Software solutions company RxNT and FlavoRx announced Thursday a streamlined way for prescribers and patients to get flavored pediatric medications, potentially boosting adherence.

September 24, 2015

News outlets in Miss. are reporting that the first Fred’s with a walk-in telehealth clinic — the result of a partnership between Fred’s and TelehealthONE — opened this morning. Residents who lack transportation, according to reports, will now be able to see a nurse practitioner without having to go to a nearby town, making access to providers more accessible. 

September 18, 2015

Join leadership from all industries of retail health to learn more about the role of clinics, pharmacies, telehealth/technology, and store front as an integrated health collaborative.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 10, 2015

In a recent article, the Associated Press is looking into the ways that the relationship between patients and their physicians is changing as a result of the proliferation of both telehealth apps and retail clinics.

September 10, 2015

In a podcast interview, Walgreens VP digital health said that he envisions pharmacists pairing with local providers to provide a more comprehensive model of healthcare. 

September 9, 2015

Customer-to-customer will be the next stage of business model evolution in healthcare, according to Frost & Sullivan.

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 26, 2015

On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings. 

August 26, 2015

See some of the biggest innovations in pharmacy technology from the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth. 

August 21, 2015

According to a report from Tractica, the global market for the telehealth and home health technology is set to expand to $13.7 billion by 2020 from $3.4 billion in 2014.

August 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

August 20, 2015

“Average telehealth costs are $40 to $50 compared to $136 to $176 for a related in-person visit, while the most common diagnoses made during telehealth visits are sinusitis, cold, flu, pertussis and urinary tract infections,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation April 2015 report, “Building a culture of health: The value proposition.”

August 20, 2015

The partnership will see three new Swedish Express Care and Providence Express Care clinics open in Portland- and Seattle-area stores in early 2016. 

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 18, 2015

Overall, 95% of patients were highly satisfied with the quality of care they received at MinuteClinic, the ease with which telehealth technology was integrated into the visit, and the timeliness and convenience of their care

August 14, 2015

Wichita State University biomedical engineering students have invented a remote health monitoring system called Mobile HealthLink, which allows physicians to check on patients with a programmable smartwatch.

August 6, 2015

IBM continues to beef up its Watson Health platform with latest $1 billion acquisiton.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.