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CVS Pharmacy prescription delivery now offered nationwide

CVS Pharmacy prescription delivery now offered nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Pharmacy announced that prescription delivery is now available from CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. Customers who wish to have their medications delivered directly to their mailbox, as quickly as the next day, can now request prescription delivery via the CVS Pharmacy app or by calling their neighborhood store and asking to have their prescriptions

Kevin Hourican named president of CVS Pharmacy

Kevin Hourican named president of CVS Pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  Kevin Hourican has been promoted to president of CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health. Hourican, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president of retail pharmacy, had been serving as interim president of the drug chain following the departure of Helena Foulkes, who left to head Hudson’s Bay Co. In his

CVS Health aims to help patients save

CVS Health aims to help patients save

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has revealed a new, comprehensive program designed to combat rising prescription drug prices and help patients save money on their medications. The new initiatives are being launched against a background of ongoing increases in manufacturers’ list prices for drugs and a growing percentage of Americans who have high-deductible health plans.

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year Awards

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year Awards

NEW YORK — At a reception in Manhattan this month, Chain Drug Review honored the recipients of the publication’s Retailer of the Year Awards. In the spotlight before a throng of their retail peers and supplier partners were Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), who was named Retailer of the Year; Kevin

Foulkes exits CVS to become Hudson’s Bay CEO

Foulkes exits CVS to become Hudson’s Bay CEO

TORONTO — Helena Foulkes has been named chief executive officer of Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC), an international department store and off-price retailer. The move brings to an end a 25-year career at CVS Health, where Foulkes most recently served as corporate executive vice president and president of CVS Pharmacy, the company’s retail pharmacy business. Following

Kevin Hourican named interim head of CVS Pharmacy

Kevin Hourican named interim head of CVS Pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Kevin Hourican, executive vice president of retail pharmacy and supply chain at CVS Health, will run the company’s retail division on an interim basis following the departure of Helena Foulkes. As the interim head of CVS Pharmacy, Hourican will report to CVS Health chief operating officer Jon Roberts, the company said Thursday.

Kevin Hourican honored as top pharmacy exec

Kevin Hourican honored as top pharmacy exec

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Kevin Hourican is a relative newcomer to community pharmacy, but that hasn’t prevented him from helping CVS Health live up to its positioning as a pharmacy innovation company. Since being named executive vice president of retail pharmacy and supply chain 18 months ago, Hourican, who was trained in economics and supply chain

ScriptPath system unveiled by CVS

ScriptPath system unveiled by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy aims to improve medication adherence with the rollout of ScriptPath, a new prescription management system for patients on multiple ­medicines. Earlier this month, CVS launched the ScriptPath Prescription Schedule, which pulls all of a patient’s CVS prescription information onto one document and employs icons designating the time of day and

CVS simplifies patient Rxs with ScriptPath

CVS simplifies patient Rxs with ScriptPath

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy aims to improve medication adherence with the rollout of ScriptPath, a new prescription management system for patients on multiple medicines. CVS on Wednesday launched the ScriptPath Prescription Schedule, which pulls all of a patient’s CVS prescription information onto one document and employs icons designating the time of day and dosage

CVS urges Rx patient preparedness for Hurricane Harvey

CVS urges Rx patient preparedness for Hurricane Harvey

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — With Hurricane Harvey set to strike the Texas Gulf Coast, CVS Pharmacy is helping customers be prepared for the storm, including their prescription drug needs. CVS on Friday urged pharmacy patients to check with their local store to make sure they enough medication for the duration of the hurricane. “In light of

CVS to build distribution center in Kansas City

CVS to build distribution center in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — CVS Health plans to build a new distribution center in Kansas City, Mo., to serve CVS Pharmacy locations in the region. The Kansas City Area Development Council said Wednesday that the 762,000-square-foot CVS distribution center will be located at 108th Street and North Congress in Skyport Industrial Park. The 71-acre facility,

CVS, HHS examine pharmacy outreach in disaster planning

CVS, HHS examine pharmacy outreach in disaster planning

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Automated pharmacy notifications prompt patients with chronic conditions to refill prescriptions before a forecasted natural disaster, a new study by CVS Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds. CVS said the research also affirmed that public-private partnerships can aid pharmacy outreach as part of community-based natural disaster

Pharmacies advise seniors on Medicare Part D plans

NEW YORK — Pharmacy retailers are busy informing the public about Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs). Enrollment for the 2017 plan year began October 15 and extends through December 7. For example, CVS Pharmacy is offering an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017