Articles by tag: CVS

With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues

(Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden plans to meet Monday with the CEOs of Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp and other retailers as part of his efforts to tackle supply chain bottlenecks and inflation ahead of Christmas. The session, which coincides with this weekend’s start to the holiday shopping season, will include executives from the grocery,…

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Amazon Launches Delivery Prescription Drug Service, Amazon Pharmacy

Amazon, once an online used bookstore, has grown to dominate the retail industry, the grocery industry, and now the pharmaceutical industry. Amazon’s latest business venture, Amazon Pharmacy, spells trouble for brick-and-mortar pharmacies like Walgreens, CVS, RiteAid and more. Launched in 45 states, the service offers special benefits for prime members, as well as discounts and…

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CVS Hires 50,000 Employees to Keep Up With Demand

CVS has seen rapid growth within the last quarter, and It announced in late March that it planned to hire 50,000 people in part-time, full-time, and temporary roles to keep up with demand. The drugstore chain CVS has kept store locations open as an essential retailer during the coronavirus pandemic due to being a…

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CVS’ COVID-19 Response Gave Them Q1 Success

Even with the pandemic, drugstore chain CVS had an sales-heavy Q1. Its same-store pharmacy sales went up 9.3%, and same-story front-of-store sales rose 8%. Prescription volume wasn’t immune to growth either, up by nearly 10%. Why, where as other drugstores are struggling, is CVS succeeding? On this episode of Business Casual’s Secure The Bag,…

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UPS and CVS Continue Drone Medication Deliveries During COVID-19

A Florida retirement community is getting a taste of drone delivery as tests continue for several major companies looking to launch scaled drone delivery services. Starting in early May, Florida-based The Villages will be eligible for prescription medication delivery from participating CVS pharmacies to their door via a UPS drone. As COVID-19 rages on,…

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B2B Look Ahead: This Week’s Top Events

It’s always a big week in Las Vegas for industry events and this one is no different. Highlighting the schedule is HLTH, perhaps the biggest conference for health innovation annually in the united states. it will be hosted at the MGM Grand from October 27-30 this year, and the speaker list is quite impressive. It…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Passion, Nature, and Fine Art Photography with Knox Kronenberg
July 23, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fine art photography, capturing the intersection of the old and the new is both a challenge and an art form in itself. Knox Kronenberg, a prominent photographer based in Austin, Texas, embodies this intersection through his work, which uniquely blends historical elements with modern contexts. As technology advances and…

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Robots? In My Hotel? Three Ways AI is Stepping Up as Hospitality’s Next Great PMS Support Tool
July 23, 2024

Artificial intelligence is uniting departments and supporting hospitality from behind the scenes By Warren Dehan Where did all of these robots come from? While hospitality may seem like the last place you might expect to find Artificial Intelligence, this technology has significantly impacted how hoteliers do business. While most generative AI today reacts to text…

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Ripple of Change: SafeHaven with Melina Davis and Dr Ally Jaffee
July 23, 2024

At a time when the mental health of healthcare professionals is under intense scrutiny, the SafeHaven program emerges as a beacon of hope. With rising burnout rates among medical staff, the necessity for confidential support systems is more evident than ever. What are the barriers preventing healthcare professionals from seeking the help they need?…

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What CarePass From CVS Signals to the Market
August 12, 2019

In the 1970s, the Veterans Administration (now called the VA) mailed prescription medications to regional customers. This was actually far ahead of the curve. It was not until the 1990s that mail-order pharmacy services were common among the general population. Until recent years, people had to go to a physical pharmacy location for medications and…

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