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CVS beats Q3 sales and earnings forecasts by wide margin

CVS beats Q3 sales and earnings forecasts by wide margin

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health easily beat analysts’ sales and earnings estimates for the third quarter and again raised its full year guidance. The company reported adjusted earnings per share $2.09 on revenue of $81.16 billion, which climbed 10% from a year earlier. Wall Street had expected adjusted EPS of $1.99 on revenue of $76.75

CVS report shows need for expanded role of the retail pharmacist

CVS report shows need for expanded  role of the retail pharmacist

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has released The Rx Report: A New Day in Retail Pharmacy, highlighting the results of a CVS Health/Morning Consult survey, which identified strong consumer preference and demand for an expanded role of pharmacists. Released during American Pharmacists Month, the report examines the history and evolution of community pharmacy in America, as

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice: Paragon Award winner Pouliot puts patient safety first

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice: Paragon Award winner Pouliot puts patient safety first

  CRANSTON, R.I. — Pharmacy manager Katie Pouliot was recently surprised by a visit from Ken Hopkins, the mayor of Cranston, the city where the CVS Pharmacy she manages is located. Hopkins had heard that Pouliot was named a national Paragon Award recipient and was there to recognize Pouliot for her service to the community.

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

NEW YORK — On Wednesday a panel of federal judges ordered that more than 80 cases accusing CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart of selling generic Tylenol (acetaminophen) without warning of a potential link to autism if taken during pregnancy be consolidated. The cases have been consolidated for multi-district litigation to Judge Denise Cote

CVS Health prepares as Hurricane Ian approaches

CVS Health prepares as Hurricane Ian approaches

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is actively preparing for Hurricane Ian’s landfall in Florida this week. The company’s priority is the health and safety of its colleagues, customers, and members, and it is committed to providing its communities access to the products and services they need to plan for the storm. In advance of Hurricane Ian,

West Virginia settles with CVS, Walmart over opioid crisis claims

West Virginia settles with CVS, Walmart over opioid crisis claims

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Walmart and CVS Pharmacy have settled with the state of West Virginia for a combined total of $147 million in a lawsuit over the companies’ roles in contributing to the oversupply of prescription drugs that fueled the opioid epidemic in the country’s most impacted state, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Tuesday. Walmart and CVS were

Walgreens, CVS now offering bivalent COVID-19 boosters

Walgreens, CVS now offering bivalent COVID-19 boosters

NEW YORK— Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy announced Friday that the redesigned COVID-19 booster shots developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna  will now be available nationwide for eligible individuals aged 12 years and up. The updated COVID-19 booster is developed to more effectively protect against the latest viral variants, including Omicron BA.4 and BA.5, the dominant virus

Granger MinuteClinic practitioner among Paragon Award winners at CVS

Granger MinuteClinic practitioner among Paragon Award winners at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— Jill Colpitts, a nurse practitioner at the MinuteClinic on East Cleveland Road in Granger, IN, was one of the winners of the 2022 Paragon Award from CVS Health. The Paragon Award is one of the highest honors a CVS colleague can receive and is reserved for those with exemplary commitment to the company’s

CVS Health picks Amwell to launch virtual care platform

CVS Health picks Amwell to launch virtual care platform

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Telehealth company Amwell is working with CVS Health to roll out the comapny’s new virtual primary care service. At the end of May, CVS announced plans to launch a virtual care service that gives consumers access to primary care, on-demand care, chronic condition management and mental health services. Eligible Aetna and CVS Caremark members will

CVS surpasses expectations for second quarter

CVS surpasses expectations for second quarter

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health easily beat analysts’ projections for second quarter sales and earnings, and raised its full-year profit outlook. The company posted adjusted earnings per share of $2.40, topping Wall Street’s average forecast of $2.17.  Net income was $2.96 billion, or $2.23 per share, up from $2.79 billion, or $2.10 per share, a

CVS study reveals consumers want a more personal health care experience

CVS study reveals consumers want a more personal health care experience

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The CVS Health 2022 Health Care Insights Study, released Monday, reveals that U.S. consumers many of whom delayed care over the past several years because of COVID-19 are now eager to restart their health and wellness journeys. Consumers say they want more meaningful and engaging relationships with health care providers and want

Tilak Mandadi named to senior technology role at CVS

Tilak Mandadi named to senior technology role at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has appointed Tilak Mandadi as executive vice president and to the newly created role of chief data, digital and technology officer, effective July 25. Mandadi will be responsible for the company’s data, digital and technology strategy while overseeing growth and innovation through digital-led, consumer-focused experiences and services. “Technology is a

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