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CVS Health gives $2.5 million in new funding to help build healthier communities in Ohio

CVS Health gives $2.5 million in new funding to help build healthier communities in Ohio

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health Wednesday announced it and its private charity will be donating more than $2.5 million in Ohio over the next three years to improve the health and wellness of Ohioans across the state. The new funding from CVS Health and the CVS Health

MinuteClinic launches video visit offerings in Oregon, Washington

MinuteClinic launches video visit offerings in Oregon, Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, has rolled out its video visit offering in the states of Washington and Oregon. People in those states with minor illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with

CVS expands telehealth offering to Pennsylvania

CVS expands telehealth offering to Pennsylvania

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Tuesday that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, has rolled out its video visit offering in the state of Pennsylvania. People in Pennsylvania with minor illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering. MinuteClinic Video Visits provide patients with access to

MinuteClinic receives ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation

MinuteClinic receives ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Wednesday that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, joins a premier group of organizations that have received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). MinuteClinic is the first retail health care organization to receive the Pathway designation, which is a global credential that highlights MinuteClinic’s

Judge approves CVS-Aetna merger

Judge approves CVS-Aetna merger

WASHINGTON— A federal judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a Justice Department settlement that allows CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon had spent a number of months questioning whether the settlement did enough to protect competition and consumers in health-care markets, raising the possibility that he

CVS expands focus on helping people quit smoking

CVS expands focus on helping people quit smoking

WOONSOCKET, R.I.  — Five years after it made the bold move to pull tobacco products from CVS Pharmacy locations, CVS Health said Monday it is expanding its focus on helping people quit smoking. Be The First, the five-year, $50 million dollar initiative by the company and the CVS Health Foundation to help create the first

The American Cancer Society and CVS Health team up on fundraiser

The American Cancer Society and CVS Health team up on fundraiser

ATLANTA – The American Cancer Society, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer, announced this week the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, as part of its national collaboration with CVS Health.  The funds raised will support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer

CVS Health’s Q2 earnings beat expectations

CVS Health’s Q2 earnings beat expectations

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Health stock rose nearly 6% in pre-market trading on Wednesday after the company reported strong second quarter operating results for the three months ending June 30, 2019. Second quarter earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations and the company significantly raised its own projection for full-year earnings. “We posted strong second quarter results, with

Judy Sansone to retire from CVS

Judy Sansone to retire from CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said Saturday that Judy Sansone, the company’s senior vice president of front store business and chief merchant, has decided to retire in September. Sansone’s career at CVS spans 42 years and the company said she has played a critical role in many of the company’s most transformative moments. She played

CVS to address chemical concerns in sunscreens

CVS to address chemical concerns in sunscreens

WOONSOCKET, RI – CVS Health announced it will be taking another step forward in advancing its efforts to remove chemicals of consumer concern by eliminating oxybenzone and octinoxate from nearly 60 CVS Health Store Brand sunscreen products under SPF 50 by the end of 2020. This decision is the latest advancement in the company’s chemical

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

CVS Health study reveals opportunity to balance digital health with social connection

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Millennials may be the first digital natives, but that love of technology could also be harming their health, according to the Path to Better Health Study by CVS Health. The study, now in its second year, explores consumer health goals and asks providers what they need to help patients reach those goals.

CVS announces new health platform for social determinants of health

CVS announces new health platform for social determinants of health

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Approximately 60% of a person’s life expectancy is influenced by their everyday activities outside of the doctor’s office our individual behaviors, as well as social and environmental factors. To address this issue and help people improve their health outside of a clinical setting, CVS Health has announced the first in a series

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