Dr. Troyen Brennan

CVS Health introduces Clinical Trial Services

CVS Health introduces Clinical Trial Services

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Clinical trials are critical in evaluating the safety and efficacy of investigational new drugs and devices and making them available to those who need them. Despite their importance, less than 4% of the U.S. population participates in clinical studies. In addition, 80 percent of studies don’t meet participant enrollment deadlines, and an

COVID-19 vaccines could be available to general public at pharmacies by the spring

COVID-19 vaccines could be available to general public at pharmacies by the spring

WASHINGTON — Representatives from both Walgreens and CVS Health predicted the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to the general public during the spring, and patients will  be able to make appointments to get the shots at their neighborhood pharmacies. “My view on this is that I think that the best and easiest place for people

CVS Pharmacy locations to administer COVID-19 vaccinations when authorized and available

CVS Pharmacy locations to administer COVID-19 vaccinations when authorized and available

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health will join others in offering Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-authorized COVID-19 vaccinations when available to the general public. “CVS Health is prepared to play a prominent role in administering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public, which builds on our previously announced agreement to administer vaccines in long-term care facilities,” said Dr.

CVS expands resources to prevent opioid misuse during COVID-19

CVS expands resources to prevent opioid misuse during COVID-19

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has teamed up to offer new and expanded programs to help prevent opioid misuse during the pandemic.  The company’s newest initiative increases access to digital prevention education resources tailored for the current learning environment. Working with Discovery Education, CVS Health has launched a suite of no-cost digital resources that empower

CVS offers COVID-19 testing for children 12 years and older

CVS offers COVID-19 testing for children 12 years and older

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its comprehensive effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing in order to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health announced Thursday that children age 12 years and older are now eligible for testing at the more than 2,000 test sites located at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru testing

Salesforce and CVS Health team to offer COVID-19 return to work solutions

Salesforce and CVS Health team to offer COVID-19 return to work solutions

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce, a global leader in CRM, announced on Monday a strategic relationship with CVS Health that will allow customers to use each company’s COVID-19 return to work and campus solutions together, as they transition employees and students back to worksite and campus locations. The offering will enable customers to use Salesforce Work.com workplace

CVS Health rolls out Return Ready

CVS Health rolls out Return Ready

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has launched Return Ready, a comprehensive, customizable COVID-19 testing solution for employers and universities. The solution helps return employees to worksites and students, faculty and staff to campuses, and integrates COVID-19 testing for ongoing business continuity. With flexible technology options for on-site testing and/or drive-thru testing at CVS Pharmacy locations, organizations

Epic’s software helps deliver COVID-19 tests at over 1,000 CVS test sites

Epic’s software helps deliver COVID-19 tests at over 1,000 CVS test sites

VERONA, Wis. — As states cautiously re-open their economies, convenient access to COVID-19 testing is important so that people with the virus can self-isolate quickly to minimize its spread. Epic’s software is playing a key role by helping deliver COVID-19 test results via MyChart as part of an effort to increase nationwide testing capacity being

CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 drive-through testing sites to Connecticut

CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 drive-through testing sites to Connecticut

WOOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health  announced the launch of a new rapid COVID-19 drive-through testing site in New Haven, Connecticut, in conjunction with federal and state officials. The site will provide state residents with rapid COVID-19 testing and on-the-spot results at no cost, using the new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test. CVS Health opened similar

CVS offers rapid COVID-19 testing in Lowell, Massachusetts

CVS offers rapid COVID-19 testing in Lowell, Massachusetts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Building on learnings from the company’s pilot COVID-19 testing site launched in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts in March, CVS Health on Tuesday announced the launch of a new rapid testing site in Lowell, Massachusetts in conjunction with federal and state officials. The site will provide Massachusetts residents with on-the-spot COVID-19 testing and results at

CVS opens rapid COVID-19 testing sites

CVS opens rapid COVID-19 testing sites

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — To help support local communities and the overall health care system in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, CVS Health has joined forces with federal and state officials to announce the opening of rapid COVID-19 drive-through testing sites in Georgia and Rhode Island. The test sites will bolster state efforts to manage the spread of the

CVS announces additional COVID-19 resources focused on patient access

CVS announces additional COVID-19 resources focused on patient access

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Health is taking additional steps across the company to address the COVID-19 outbreak and protect patient access to medication. “Being committed to the welfare of those we serve means being responsive to evolving needs and acting swiftly. This is particularly true in times of uncertainty,” said Dr. Troyen Brennan, executive vice president

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