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Sam’s Club to deploy higi health kiosks

Sam’s Club to deploy higi health kiosks

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club is adding higi health screening stations to most of its more than 600 locations with a pharmacy. The Walmart warehouse club chain said Tuesday that the higi health kiosks enable customers to measure their blood pressure, pulse, weight and body mass index (BMI). In addition, consumers can track their health

Walgreens names new VP of digital health

Walgreens names new VP of digital health

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is promoting Greg Orr to vice president of digital health, taking over from Adam Pellegrini, who is leaving the company to join Fitbit Inc. A Walgreens spokeswoman confirmed late Wednesday that Orr, currently senior director of digital health, will assume the new role effective Sept. 1. Orr joined Walgreens as director

Walgreens proceeds with telehealth expansion

Walgreens proceeds with telehealth expansion

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. The drug chain said Tuesday that via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile app, MDLive’s telehealth services have become available to users in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina,

Digital technology push accelerated by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has established two partnerships to drive faster innovation and expand areas of focus for connected health ­solutions. The company has joined with start-up accelerator MassChallenge and digital health venture fund Rock Health to propel digital health initiatives. The partnerships follow the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in June.

CVS ups the ante in connected health

CVS ups the ante in connected health

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is partnering with startup accelerator MassChallenge and digital health venture fund Rock Health to drive innovation in connected health solutions and and expand areas of focus. CVS said Wednesday that, as part of its digital strategy, the company is building relationships with cutting-edge organizations in key markets — Boston for

Telehealth push is initiated at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is working with telehealth companies American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can improve patient care. The telehealth firms will begin receiving referred CVS customers as well as referring their own customers to 150 retail clinics in six states

New digital innovation lab at CVS will focus on health

BOSTON — CVS Health has officially opened its Digital Innovation Lab, a facility focused on developing cutting-edge services and personalized capabilities for an accessible and integrated pharmacy and health experience. The lab will be a hub for the company’s rapidly growing digital team. “The work we are doing here is not only cool — and

CVS Health opens Digital Innovation Lab

BOSTON — CVS Health has opened a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston that will focus on developing digital services and personalized capabilities to offer customers a more accessible, integrated pharmacy and health experience. CVS said Thursday that the lab also will serve as a hub for the company’s fast-growing digital team, which will remain based at