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MinuteClinic Video Visits now available with new app

MinuteClinic Video Visits now available with new app

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As digital technology continues to change the health care landscape, CVS Health today announced that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, is rolling out a new virtual health care offering for patients with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions and other wellness needs. MinuteClinic Video Visits, a telehealth offering, will provide patients

Evidence-based predictions on health care’s future

DANBURY, Conn. — The types of medicines being developed, the way technology contributes to health and how the value of health is calculated are all changing dramatically, according to a new report from the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. The IQVIA study, “2018 and Beyond: Outlook and Turning Points,” looks at several health care

Publix Pharmacy branches out in delivery of care

Publix Pharmacy branches out in delivery of care

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy is working with BayCare Health System to provide a range of pharmacy and health care destinations in the Tampa Bay and central Florida region. Publix Super Markets Inc. said Friday that the partnership will initially include BayCare-bannered telehealth centers in various Publix stores, BayCare screening kiosks in all Publix locations

Walgreens launches teledermatology service

Walgreens launches teledermatology service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched an online skin care platform that includes a telehealth service for dermatological conditions. Available via Walgreens.com and the Walgreens mobile app, the skin care platform provides informational resources and extended skin care services, including the DermatologistOnCall teledermatology service through Iagnosis, which offers online dermatology consultations with U.S.-based, board-certified specialists.

Walgreens names new VP of digital health

Walgreens names new VP of digital health

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is promoting Greg Orr to vice president of digital health, taking over from Adam Pellegrini, who is leaving the company to join Fitbit Inc. A Walgreens spokeswoman confirmed late Wednesday that Orr, currently senior director of digital health, will assume the new role effective Sept. 1. Orr joined Walgreens as director

Rite Aid buys HealthSpot telehealth assets

Rite Aid buys HealthSpot telehealth assets

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is purchasing the assets and intellectual property of bankrupt telehealth kiosk provider HealthSpot. A Rite Aid spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that the company won an auction this week for the HealthSpot assets with a $1.15 million bid. “We are happy to obtain the assets, as we very much believe

Fred’s Pharmacy ramps up telehealth access

Fred’s Pharmacy ramps up telehealth access

CANTON, Miss.  ─ Fred’s Inc. is expanding access to telehealth services at its in-store pharmacies. Technology provider TelehealthONE said it will roll out its telehealth kiosks to more Fred’s Pharmacy locations. Plans call for the nine TelehealthONE stations to be deployed at Fred’s stores in Union, Pelahatchie, Carthage, Morton, Jackson, Pearl, Clinton, Lexington and Terry,

Walgreens launches online mental health services

Walgreens launches online mental health services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has rolled out an online mental health platform that offers informational resources, screening tools, a therapist/psychiatrist locator, and live video chats with mental health professionals. The drug chain said Tuesday that in tandem with Mental Health America (MHA), it has launched Mental Health Answers, a website section dedicated to mental health. At

MinuteClinic collaborates on telehealth service

MinuteClinic collaborates on telehealth service

BOSTON — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has teamed up with the Cleveland Clinic and American Well to provide telehealth services in Ohio and West Virginia. Telehealth solution provider American Well said Wednesday that the collaboration marks a first for the industry. Under the arrangement, American Well telehealth services will connect Cleveland Clinic providers with MinuteClinic customers

Walgreens touts telehealth’s convenience

Walgreens touts telehealth’s convenience

With convenience playing a bigger role in consumers’ health care decisions, Walgreens is showing how easy virtual health visits can be. In an online video posted this week, the drug chain demonstrates the user-friendly access to telehealth services via the Walgreens mobile app, powered by connected health provider MDLive. The video illustrates that after just

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 proceeds with telehealth expansion

Walgreens proceeds with telehealth expansion

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. The drug chain said Tuesday that via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile app, MDLive’s telehealth services have become available to users in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina,

Telehealth push is initiated at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is working with telehealth companies American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can improve patient care. The telehealth firms will begin receiving referred CVS customers as well as referring their own customers to 150 retail clinics in six states

CVS makes bigger push into telehealth

CVS makes bigger push into telehealth

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has stepped up efforts to provide telehealth services through pilots with a trio of telemedicine technology companies. CVS said Wednesday that it’s working with American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth providers, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can collaborate to improve patient care. Connected