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CVS Health gearing up for Rx drug take-back day

CVS Health gearing up for Rx drug take-back day

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Health is reminding Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 27.   According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, in-home medicine cabinets are often a source

CVS Health PBM solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation

CVS Health PBM solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  This week CVS Health announced that, in 2018, the company’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation achieving a negative -4.2% price growth for non-specialty drugs and a 1.7 percent price growth for specialty drugs. Furthermore, 44 percent of CVS Caremark’s commercial PBM clients saw their net prescription

CVS rolls out time delay safes in its Tennessee pharmacies

CVS rolls out time delay safes in its Tennessee pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced this week that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 169 CVS Pharmacy locations in Tennessee. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic in the state by helping to prevent diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications by keeping

CVS Health launches 12th annual CSR report

CVS Health launches 12th annual CSR report

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health Thursday unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World. The company’s new social purpose business strategy is designed to be more inclusive of the company’s commitment to addressing the complexities of today’s health care system and the role it plays in

CVS Health expanding free wellness screenings in Houston

CVS Health expanding free wellness screenings in Houston

HOUSTON — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities across the country, CVS Health announced this week it is adding more free health and wellness screenings at select CVS Pharmacy locations across the greater Houston area through April 28, as part of its annual Project Health campaign. CVS Health launched Project Health in the

U.S. News, Aetna rank healthiest communities

U.S. News, Aetna rank healthiest communities

WASHINGTON – Douglas County, Colo., is the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released Tuesday in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation. The second annual report and accompanying analysis are based on an evaluation of nearly 3,000 communities nationwide across 81 health-related metrics in 10 categories, from education

CVS fights rise of e-cigarette use at colleges

CVS fights rise of e-cigarette use at colleges

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health Tuesday announced more than $1.4 million in new giving through the CVS Health Foundation to 82 U.S. colleges and universities, helping them to advocate for, adopt and implement 100% smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies, including limiting the use of e-cigarettes. The

Navagamuwa is CVS’ new CIO

Navagamuwa is CVS’ new CIO

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has named a new chief information officer tasked with integrating its information technology and data with IT systems used by Aetna, which the company acquired last year. Roshan Navagamuwa, who over the past year served as interim CIO, was named executive vice president and CIO of the combined health industry

CVS Health offers $1 million grant fight opioid epidemic

CVS Health offers $1 million grant fight opioid epidemic

WINCHESTER, Va. — In its ongoing effort to help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic across the country, CVS Health announced Friday the Aetna Foundation’s $1 million grant to the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition (the Coalition), which will help fuel the Coalition’s new Law Enforcement Overdose Intervention Program. The multi-year grant was formally announced by the Aetna

Moriarty addresses prescription drug affordability at Roll Call Live

Moriarty addresses prescription drug affordability at Roll Call Live

  WASHINGTON — In the midst of a very important discussion around prescription drug pricing in Washington, D.C., CVS Health sponsored an event earlier this week with CQ Roll Call titled “Empowering Patients as Partners in Health Care” to focus on the issue and the consumer experience in health care. At the event, policymakers and

CVS picks CIO to head Aetna integration

CVS picks CIO to head Aetna integration

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — According to published reports in the Wall Street Journal, CVS Health has named a new chief information officer tasked with integrating its information technology and data with IT systems used by Aetna, which the drugstore chain acquired last year in a $70 billion deal. Roshan Navagamuwa, who over the past year served

CVS ahead of Q4 earnings forecasts

CVS ahead of Q4 earnings forecasts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health posted stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings Wednesday but issued 2019 profit guidance that fell short of Wall Street forecasts linked to “significant additional deterioration” in its long-term care business. CVS Health’s adjusted earnings for the three months ended in December came in at $2.14 per share, up 11.5% from the same

CVS Health to present at SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

CVS Health to present at SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced that Eva Boratto, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on February 28, 2019, at approximately 9:30 a.m. est. An audio webcast of the event will be broadcast simultaneously on the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Health

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