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CVS Health

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

CVS Health provides $2.9 million in new grants to free clinics

CVS Health provides $2.9 million in new grants to free clinics

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of an ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health and its Foundation Thursday announced $2.9 million in grants to the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and their members. The new funding will support approximately 130 Free & Charitable Clinics in their efforts to help patients manage

CVS to start trial for home Hemodialysis device

CVS to start trial for home Hemodialysis device

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Wednesday the initiation of a clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the HemoCare Hemodialysis System for administration of home hemodialysis. The innovative device includes safety features and is designed to make home hemodialysis simple for patients. Home hemodialysis helps facilitate longer, more frequent dialysis treatments

CVS expands safe medication disposal program in Ohio

CVS expands safe medication disposal program in Ohio

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday the expansion of its safe medication disposal program in Ohio, adding disposal units in 53 CVS Pharmacy stores in communities across the state, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown. The expanded program is designed to help address the diversion and misuse of unwanted or unneeded prescription

MinuteClinic rolls out Virtual Visits in more states

MinuteClinic rolls out Virtual Visits in more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I.  — CVS Health announced Wednesday that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, has rolled out its virtual visit offering in eight additional states. People with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs can now seek care through MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering, in the states of Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. MinuteClinic Video Visits

CVS praises Hawaii for new Rx drug disposal law

CVS praises Hawaii for new Rx drug disposal law

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Pharmacy on Tuesday applauded Governor David Ige and the state legislature for enacting new legislation (HB-1272) that will enable the installation of safe medication disposal units this month in many Longs Drugs locations across Hawaii. CVS Health and CVS Pharmacy operate Longs Drugs

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health Monday announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

CVS Health introduces new benefits service

CVS Health introduces new benefits service

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health on Tuesday announced the availability of Vendor Benefit Management, a new service developed to help CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients more easily contract, implement and manage their choice of available and emerging third-party health and wellness benefit solutions both digital and non-digital. This new service offers clients a

CVS outlines strategy to accelerate growth

CVS outlines strategy to accelerate growth

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The executive team of CVS Health on Tuesday outlined a series of transformation initiatives at its 2019 Investor Day event, showing how the company plans to accelerate enterprise growth, simplify a consumer health system that is confusing and inconvenient, and position the company for long-term growth and increased shareholder value. The company also

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