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.

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 23, 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 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.

July 21, 2015

More than half of millennials surveyed would embrace telemedicine. 

July 20, 2015

Patients surfing the content on Elsevier's Health Library can search by a specific condition or diagnosis or move through an easy-to-skim, A-to-Z list of healthcare topics.

July 20, 2015

Rite Aid's first-of-its-kind model pairs licensed healthcare providers with state-of-the-art technology to deliver a truly unique solution to consumers looking for convenient and quality healthcare.

July 16, 2015

How serious are Rite Aid’s leaders when they proclaim their determination to make the company a full-service, full-spectrum retail healthcare provider? Serious enough to buy RediClinic — which has operated walk-in healthcare clinics in roughly 30 H-E-B stores in Texas for much of the past decade — and serious enough to embark on an aggressive growth campaign that includes the clinic healthcare provider as a new Rite Aid subsidiary.

July 16, 2015

More and more, the success of any healthcare delivery model in the United States will depend on the ability of all members of a patient-care team — physicians, pharmacists, hospital systems and health plan payers included — to collaborate effectively on a longterm plan of care that’s focused on successful outcomes and disease prevention.

July 15, 2015

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

July 15, 2015

Rite Aid Health Alliance is currently in seven markets, but 11 additional providers have expressed interest in the model. 

July 15, 2015

Rather than a focus on getting new products to the shelf, necessarily, the OTC business is more and more becomnig about building the best platform that delivers outcomes-improving health information to the end consumer.