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CVS Health makes naloxone available in three more states

CVS Health makes naloxone available in three more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has announced today that naloxone opioid overdose-reversal medication is now available without an individual prescription at all of the 300 CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan, including those located inside Target stores.  In addition, the retailer announced it will be available at 77 CVS locations in Oaklahoma and 20 CVS locations

CVS to go national with next-day Rx delivery

CVS to go national with next-day Rx delivery

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Early next year, CVS Pharmacy plans to begin next-day delivery of prescriptions to patients nationwide. CVS said Monday that the next-day delivery service will bring prescriptions directly to customers’ doors. In addition, CVS will offer same-day delivery of prescriptions within hours in select cities. Plans call for CVS Pharmacy to launch free,

CVS Health reports decline in 3Q retail sales

CVS Health reports decline in 3Q retail sales

WOONSOCKET, R.I.  — Despite sales declines in its retail pharmacy business, CVS Health saw overall revenue rise and bested Wall Street’s earnings forecast for its fiscal 2017 third quarter. CVS said Monday that for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, sales totaled $46.18 billion up 3.5% from $44.62 billion a year earlier. CVS third-quarter sales

CVS makes moves to strengthen PBM business

CVS makes moves to strengthen PBM business

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has announced two major agreements to boost pharmacy benefit management ­services. The company late last month introduced a 30,000-store performance-based pharmacy network anchored by CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens designed to deliver savings and improved clinical outcomes for CVS Caremark PBM members. That followed the company’s announcement of a five-year deal

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — At presstime The Wall Street Journal along with other news agencies reported that CVS Health will offer more than $200 per share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health insurance giant Aetna Inc. Anonymous sources cited by WSJ originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. The possible transaction comes as

In-store medication disposal kiosks installed at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has expanded its safe medication disposal program with in-store kiosks. The new disposal units inside 750 CVS Pharmacy stores will add to the more than 800 CVS medication disposal kiosks the company has donated to law enforcement officials across the country. Those units have collected more than 100 metric tons

CVS stays atop regional health needs

CVS stays atop regional health needs

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has responded to regional crises to help meet the needs of residents in Florida and Houston. In Florida, CVS said this week it’s making the hepatitis A vaccine available to address an outbreak in the state. And in Houston, the company rescheduled its free Project Health screenings in light of

GSK, CVS team with Lung Force to help smokers quit

GSK, CVS team with Lung Force to help smokers quit

CHICAGO — GSK Consumer Healthcare and CVS Health have partnered with American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative to help people quit smoking. The American Lung Association said that GSK Consumer Healthcare will donate $1 to Lung Force for every box of Nicorette or NicoDerm CQ purchased at CVS Pharmacy through Dec. 2, up to $100,000.

CVS kicks off in-store fundraiser for cancer research

CVS kicks off in-store fundraiser for cancer research

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has launched its fourth annual in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) at CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide. Through Nov. 19, CVS Pharmacy customers can support Stand Up To Cancer by making a $1, $3 or larger donation at checkout or online at StandUpToCancer.org/CVSHealth. Funds raised will support Stand

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has officially expanded its safe medication disposal kiosk program to CVS Pharmacy stores. The company said new CVS drug disposal kiosks are now inside 750 CVS Pharmacy locations, adding to the 800-plus units that the company has donated to law enforcement nationwide, which have collected more than 100 metric tons

CVS Caremark unveils performance-based Rx network

CVS Caremark unveils performance-based Rx network

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — For its CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit manager, CVS Health next year plans to roll out a new 30,000-store pharmacy network anchored by CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens. CVS said late Tuesday that the performance-based network also will include up to 10,000 independent community pharmacies nationwide. Besides yielding unit cost savings, the CVS Caremark

ScriptPath system unveiled by CVS

ScriptPath system unveiled by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy aims to improve medication adherence with the rollout of ScriptPath, a new prescription management system for patients on multiple ­medicines. Earlier this month, CVS launched the ScriptPath Prescription Schedule, which pulls all of a patient’s CVS prescription information onto one document and employs icons designating the time of day and

Industry does its part as another natural disaster hits

NEW YORK — Community pharmacy operators continue to respond to an unprecedented string of natural disasters across the United States. CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid Corp., Discount Drug Mart, Albertsons Cos., Kroger Co. and Walmart are among the community pharmacy operators contributing funds and other assistance. The Albertsons Cos. Foundation organized an in-store fund-raiser to

CVS brings Tigi Cosmetics to 2,000 stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has continued its rollout of premium and niche beauty brands with the introduction this month of some 60 products from Tigi Cosmetics at 2,000 CVS drug stores and on the CVS.com website. In addition, Tigi’s assortment will get high-visibility placement on the retailer’s “trend wall,” an innovation introduced this year

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