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 […]

STERIPOD NOW AVAILABLE AT CVS AND WALGREENS

Leading Toothbrush Protector Recommended by Dentists and Moms Doubles Distribution Expanding To 30,000 Stores Throughout the US LOS ANGELES, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bonfit America, Inc., maker of products for living well, recently doubled distribution for its market leading Steripod® clip-on toothbrush protector, which is now available in 30,000 stores across the US, including […]

CVS receives perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index for the second year in a row

Company scores 100 Percent on 2016 Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced that for the second year in a row it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national […]

CVS Health Q3-2015: Net revenues up 10.3%; Operating profit up 3.8%

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-11-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Third Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Net revenues increased 10.3% to $38.6 billion Operating profit increased 3.8% to $2.3 billion, including the effect of acquisition-related transaction and integration costs of $127 million GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.10 Adjusted EPS of $1.29, excluding any acquisition-related items, at higher […]

CVS announced the results to date for the previously announced private exchange offers and solicitation of consents

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-10-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (“CVS Health”, NYSE: CVS) announced today the results to date for the previously announced (A) private exchange offers (“Exchange Offers”) to Eligible Holders (as defined below) to exchange new 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “New CVS Health 2022 Notes”) and new 5.00% Senior […]

CVS study: Initial Prescription Fills Can Accurately Predict Long-term Medication Adherence

Approach can help quickly identify patients most likely to benefit from interventions to improve medication adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new study by researchers at the CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Research Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital provides evidence that patients’ patterns of medication fills in the first few months after starting on […]

CVS Health study evaluates the impact of narrow pharmacy networks on medication adherence

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine is the first to evaluate the impact of narrow pharmacy networks on medication adherence. The analysis showed that this approach, which incentivizes plan members to use specific in-network pharmacies, is associated with improved medication […]

CVS/pharmacy survey: 37 percent of U.S. adults missed a life event because they were feeling ill with flu-like symptoms

Flu vaccinations now available every day at CVS/pharmacy® and MinuteClinic® nationwide, including evening and weekend hours, no appointment necessary WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — A new survey from CVS/pharmacy released today found that nearly two in five U.S. adults (37 percent) have missed a life event because they were feeling ill with flu-like symptoms. The most commonly […]

CVS Health study: employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives associated with higher rates of quitting smoking

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-5-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new study by the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute and researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, finds that employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives are associated with higher rates of quitting smoking […]