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Use of Epic EHR expands at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has chosen the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system for its CVS Specialty care management programs. The transition to Epic will help integrate and improve clinical processes for CVS Specialty, including processes for CVS’ Accordant unit, which provides care management program services for patients with rare, chronic ­diseases. This move

CVS Specialty to adopt Epic EHR system

CVS Specialty to adopt Epic EHR system

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has chosen Epic as the electronic health record (EHR) system for its CVS Specialty care management programs. CVS said Thursday that the transition to Epic will help integrate and improve clinical processes for CVS Specialty, including processes for CVS’ Accordant unit, which provides care management program services for patients with

QS/1 participates in integrated clinical services pilot

QS/1 participates in integrated clinical services pilot

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Pharmacy technology provider QS/1 is taking part in a pilot to enhance community pharmacists’ ability to provide integrated clinical services to patients. Called the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN), the project aims to develop a system to enable health care providers and pharmacies to devise care plans for patients that can

Surescripts National Record Locator Service goes live

Surescripts National Record Locator Service goes live

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts has activated its National Record Locator Service, an interoperable platform that enables health providers to locate and exchange patient records stored in any care location nationwide. The health information network said Monday that the service — whose partners include CVS Health, Express Scripts, Epic and NextGen Healthcare — encompasses 140 million

Walgreens enhances digital capabilities

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has expanded access to telehealth services and brought new mobile functionality to its Balance Rewards loyalty program, including integration with Apple Pay. This month Walgreens said it has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. Via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has become the first merchant to integrate its customer rewards program with the Apple Pay mobile payment platform. Also on Thursday, Walgreens announced plans to migrate its Healthcare Clinic walk-in medical clinics to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, called EpicCare. The drug chain said members of its Balance Rewards

Surescripts Record Locator Service supported by CVS

Surescripts Record Locator Service supported by CVS

ARLINGTON, Va. — CVS Health is among the supporters of the Surescripts National Record Locator Service, which the health information network announced it will implement with electronic health record (EHR) vendors eClinicalWorks, Epic, and Greenway Health. Surescripts said Monday that the deployment will allow more than 480,000 providers to use the technology to locate and