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CVS redoubles efforts to tackle opioid abuse

CVS redoubles efforts to tackle opioid abuse

WOONSOCKET, R.I — CVS Health has unveiled a sweeping plan that marshals its integrated pharmacy assets to help stem the rising tide of drug misuse and abuse, namely opioid painkillers. CVS said Thursday that its enterprisewide strategy to fight the opioid epidemic includes initiatives for safe drug disposal and utilization management of pain medications, as

Kaiser Permanente, Target plan new Southern Calif. clinics

Kaiser Permanente, Target plan new Southern Calif. clinics

PASADENA, Calif. — Integrated health system Kaiser Permanente and Target Corp. plan to open 31 new retail clinics inside Target stores in Southern California. Kaiser Permanente said it will staff the new clinics — to be branded as “Target Clinic, care provided by Kaiser Permanente” — with licensed nurse practitioners and vocational nurses. Doctors will

Retailers lend hand in Hurricane Irma relief

Retailers lend hand in Hurricane Irma relief

NEW YORK — Retailers stepped forward to help with relief efforts for Hurricane Irma even as they continued their own recovery efforts to get stores and other facilities back into operation. Across Florida, where Irma made landfall in the continental United States last Saturday, drug chains, supermarkets and mass merchandisers shuttered stores as winds topping

CVS to acquire ProMedica pharmacies in Ohio

CVS to acquire ProMedica pharmacies in Ohio

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is acquiring six outpatient pharmacy locations in Ohio from the ProMedica health system. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. CVS said Wednesday that it plans to convert two Toledo locations — The Pharmacy Counter on S. Byrne Road and ProMedica Pharmacy Counter on Navarre Avenue — to CVS Pharmacy

CVS to deploy health-and-wellness vending machines

CVS to deploy health-and-wellness vending machines

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Over the coming weeks, CVS Pharmacy plans to roll out automated vending machines selling “better-for-you” snacks, personal care items and over-the-counter health products in high-traffic public venues. CVS said Thursday that the first 25 CVS Pharmacy vending machines will be deployed in New England and New York through the end of October.

CVS Pharmacy to kick off Project Health

CVS Pharmacy to kick off Project Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy is set to launch its annual free health screening campaign, Project Health. CVS said Wednesday that from Sept. 7 to Dec. 17, it plans to hold 450 Project Health wellness events and provide more than $5 million of free health services at CVS Pharmacy locations in 10 multicultural communities with

Eosera’s Earwax MD rolls out at CVS Pharmacy

Eosera’s Earwax MD rolls out at CVS Pharmacy

DALLAS — Building on a successful retail debut this spring at Amazon.com, Eosera Inc. has launched its Earwax MD earwax removal solution nationwide at CVS Pharmacy stores. Elyse Dickerson, co-founder and chief executive officer of Eosera, said between 6,000 and 7,000 CVS locations are now carrying Earwax MD, which began appearing on shelves in the

Hurricane Harvey shuts stores

Hurricane Harvey shuts stores

HOUSTON — The number of pharmacies that Hurricane Harvey forced to close — at least temporarily — ran into the hundreds late last month as the mammoth storm pounded southeast Texas. Drug chains, mass merchandisers and supermarketers shuttered stores with prescription counters throughout the region as Harvey battered the area with high winds and rain

Fagen decides to sell its 20 stores to CVS

Fagen decides to sell its 20 stores to CVS

DEMOTTE, Ind. — CVS Health has agreed to purchase 20-store Fagen Pharmacy. Terms were not disclosed. Plans call for eight of the stores to be converted and rebannered to CVS Pharmacy by late September. The other 12 are slated to be closed, with their prescription files transferring to nearby CVS pharmacies. The outlets to be

Chain drug’s outlook for future remains murky

Chain drug’s outlook for future remains murky

The current year is two-thirds finished, and the good news is most notable by its absence. Sales are soft, earnings elusive. Hot new items are few and far between. Growth is nowhere to be seen. Meaningful executive job shifts have been all but absent. Mergers and acquisitions have failed to materialize — and even those

CVS, MinuteClinic affiliate with Franciscan Health

CVS, MinuteClinic affiliate with Franciscan Health

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Regional health care system Franciscan Health has formed a clinical affiliation with CVS Health. Under the clinical collaboration, Franciscan Health patients in Indiana and Illinois will have access to clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs at CVS Pharmacy drug stores and CVS MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics. CVS Health

Hurricane Harvey forces store closures

Hurricane Harvey forces store closures

HOUSTON — Along with residents, retailers in southeast Texas were pounded by Hurricane Harvey as the storm drenched the region with historical levels of rainfall. The hurricane, which hit the Texas Gulf Coast on Friday and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, caused massive flooding throughout the region and forced hundreds of pharmacies

CVS urges Rx patient preparedness for Hurricane Harvey

CVS urges Rx patient preparedness for Hurricane Harvey

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — With Hurricane Harvey set to strike the Texas Gulf Coast, CVS Pharmacy is helping customers be prepared for the storm, including their prescription drug needs. CVS on Friday urged pharmacy patients to check with their local store to make sure they enough medication for the duration of the hurricane. “In light of

CVS to buy Fagen Pharmacy chain

CVS to buy Fagen Pharmacy chain

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy plans to acquire DeMotte, Ind.-based regional drug chain Fagen Pharmacy. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. CVS said it agreed to buy 20 Fagen drug stores in northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois. Plans call for eight of the Fagen stores to be converted and rebannered to CVS Pharmacy locations

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