CareCloud and First Data partner to launch patient experience management platform called Breeze

Backed by the power of First Data’s Clover® platform, Breeze transforms the interaction between the patient and practice into a digital, mobile, and modern experience Breeze introduced to digital health innovators at Health 2.0 annual fall meeting NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CareCloud and First Data (NYSE: FDC) have joined forces to help medical practices engage their […]

CVS Health in-store fundraising campaign raised $4 million for recovery efforts in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 4, 2017) announced that its customers and colleagues donated nearly $4 million to support the Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico communities that were devastated by recent hurricanes, during a 10-day in-store fundraising campaign. The company also announced that it will donate more than $6 million of critical products and supplies […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for patients who manage multiple prescription medications

CVS Pharmacy introduces new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for patients who manage multiple prescription medications   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today (Oct. 4, 2017) introduced its new ScriptPath Prescription Schedule for retail pharmacy patients who manage multiple prescription medications. The ScriptPath Prescription […]

Co-op announces the return of its annual Drink Pink campaign

Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chances are you know someone who’s been affected by breast cancer. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, one in nine Canadian women will likely develop breast cancer in her lifetime. But research is making huge strides, and each year more and more women are proudly calling themselves […]

Bartell Drugs hosts annual Fall Beauty Event, October 1- October 7

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs celebrates the arrival of autumn with a “ladies day out”! The annual Fall Beauty Event runs October 1 through October 7 at participating Bartell’s locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Six Bartells locations will feature a host of informative and fun cosmetics demonstrations including false eyelash […]

Walgreens partners with Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to launch “#ItEndsWithUs” campaign to raise awareness on opioid epidemic

Netflix actor Brandon Larracuente to announce campaign at WE Day UN in New York NEW YORK, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (20 September 2017), Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, launches its new campaign “#ItEndsWithUs” to educate teens nationwide on the opioid epidemic. The campaign will be unveiled by actor Brandon […]

CVS strengthens its initiatives to battle opioid abuse

CVS Pharmacy expanding drug disposal collection program to 1,550 units with addition of kiosks at 750 retail pharmacies nationwide, adding to 800 units previously donated to law enforcement CVS Caremark enhancing opioid utilization management aligned with CDC Guideline for PBM clients and members, complementing measures already in place CVS Health Foundation adding $2 million commitment […]

Regulatory clearance for Walgreens Boots Alliance’s purchase of 1,932 stores, 3 distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid

Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period expires for amended purchase agreement with Rite Aid Final transaction includes 1,932 stores and related assets for $4.375 billion in cash Store purchases expected to begin in October with completion anticipated in spring 2018 Walgreens Boots Alliance expects to realize more than $300 million in annual synergies within four years DEERFIELD, Ill., […]

Grants now available to help colleges and universities become 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campuses

Grants now available to help colleges and universities become 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campuses   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative today (Sept. 19, 2017) announced that grants are now available to help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement […]

CVS Health launches in-store customer donation campaign to support rebuilding efforts following the recent hurricanes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the devastating damage caused by recent hurricanes, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( Sept. 19, 2017) launched an in-store customer donation campaign to support the rebuilding efforts underway in the impacted areas. As part of this initiative, the company pledged to match all customer donations with critical […]

CVS Health Corporation declares quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share on its common stock

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today (September 19, 2017) announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on November 3, 2017, to holders of record on October 24, 2017. […]

CVS Pharmacy to acquire six of ProMedica’s outpatient pharmacy locations in Ohio

CVS Pharmacy and ProMedica will work together to ensure patients experience a seamless transition of care WOONSOCKET, R.I. & TOLEDO, Ohio, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy and ProMedica announced today (September 13, 2017) that CVS Pharmacy will acquire six of ProMedica’s outpatient pharmacy locations in Ohio. CVS Pharmacy will take over operations […]

DAS ERSTE MFIT IN ST. GALLEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG

DAS ERSTE MFIT IN ST. GALLEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Das MFIT Trainingszentrum im Shoppingcenter Silberturm in St. Gallen feiert vom 15. bis 17. September 2017 mit Tagen der offenen Tür seine Eröffnung. Auf knapp 1000 Quadratmetern steht eine moderne Infrastruktur für Kraft- und Herz-Kreislauf-Training an Geräten, Gruppenkurse und […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces automated retail vending machines for on-the-go wellness solutions

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that the company is introducing automated retail vending machines stocked with convenient, on-the-go necessities including over-the-counter health products, “better-for-you” snacks and popular personal care products typically sold at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. The new vending machines […]

CVS Pharmacy launches annual free health screening campaign — Project Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the launch of Project Health, the company’s annual free health screening campaign. Over the next four months, 450 Project Health wellness events will […]

CVS Health to participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio […]

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out new program on reducing drug accessibility, medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children

Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today  (Aug. 30, 2017) the rollout of its KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, a new program focused on reducing drug accessibility, […]

Walgreens donates $200,000 and kicks off customer donation program to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Company donates food and medical items to emergency shelter in Houston Walgreens generator provides emergency power to City of Victoria Company donates $200,000 to American Red Cross, while nationwide customer donation program begins Tuesday DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Southeast Texas through a number of initiatives […]

Kmart now offering flu shots and other back-to-school immunizations for the whole family

Kmart now offering flu shots and other back-to-school immunizations for the whole family   Pharmacies nationwide will offer no cost* flu shots HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Knocking back-to-school shopping off the to-do list isn’t the only thing families can do at Kmart this summer — they can also knock out […]

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $200,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 28, 2017) announced $200,000 in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following widespread damage to communities across the coast of Texas, federal officials are anticipating the storm will drive 30,000 […]

Carrefour holds in-store nutrition and well-being information days

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has long been committed to enabling as many of its customers as possible to enjoy healthy eating on a day-to-day basis and is stepping up its awareness-raising initiatives. So following on from its “Well-being for everyone” platform and its “My recipe ideas” application, Carrefour is now holding […]

CVS Health: Accordant receives NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management Accreditation for 18 conditions

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accordant, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company and an integral part of CVS Specialty, announced today (August 23, 2017) that it has received NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management (DM) Accreditation for a number of its programs that provide services to patients with rare chronic diseases […]

SPAR Ireland launches new community initiative to deliver life-saving defibrillator at every EUROSPAR Supermarket

Ireland, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Ireland has launched a new community initiative, which aims to deliver a life-saving defibrillator at every EUROSPAR Supermarket. There are currently 50 EUROSPAR Supermarkets nationwide ensuring new defibrillators become available throughout the country – many in areas where a defibrillator is not currently available. Michael Lyster of […]

JAPAN: Rakuten announces investment in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co.

Tokyo, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) today announced it has invested in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co., receiving a 1.4 billion yen issue of new shares. Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani will join Genesis Healthcare’s Board of Directors as an External Board Director. Genesis Healthcare, founded […]

New CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opens in Redmond

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs has opened in Redmond, offering more communities access to high-quality, convenient health care. For treatment of minor illness and injury, CareClinic at the Redmond Town Center Bartell Drugs is a new way for people to receive the treatment they […]

Walgreens recognized for its Safe Medication Disposal program by The California Product Stewardship Council

SAN DIEGO, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) today ( August 21, 2017) presented Walgreens with the 2017 Infinity Arrow Award for Service and Take Back in recognition for the company’s Safe Medication Disposal program. Walgreens disposal program, launched last year, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind […]

Kroger to Fight Influenza and Hunger with One Shot, One Meal campaign in partnership with The Little Clinic and Feeding America

Now through April 1, 2018, for every flu shot administered, a meal will be donated CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announces its second annual health and wellness campaign, One Shot, One Meal, in partnership with The Little Clinic and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. From […]

CVS Pharmacy earns reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (August 17, 2017) that it has earned reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, CVS Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

SPAR announces Cystic Fibrosis Ireland as its new national charity partner

Ireland, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR has announced that Cystic Fibrosis Ireland will be its new national charity partner for the next two years. SPAR has vowed to raise up to €300,000 during this time for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland through collection boxes in 400 SPAR stores nationwide, a donation on selected SPAR Own […]

CVS Health survey: 61% of Americans plan to get flu vaccine this year, a 2% increase from last year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today (August 16, 2017) found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of Americans get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year, resulting in a two percent increase […]