CVS Pharmacy

By Jonah Comstock 02:27 pm April 19, 2016
CVS Health has partnered with -- and invested in -- Curbside, a startup that allows customers to order purchases from an app then pick them up outside the store, without ever venturing inside. The pharmacy will both be incorporated into Curbside’s existing app and will create its own app, CVS Express, that serves up Curbside’s experience to CVS customers. The investment will enable the two to...
By Aditi Pai 10:46 am November 18, 2015
CVS Health has announced the launch of five new digital offerings that help customers refill prescriptions and manage their medications. "Our digital innovation model is the synthesis of strategic partnership and rapid experimentation, and this new suite of tools – some of the first to emerge from our digital innovation lab – shows how effective our approach can be," CVS Health SVP and Chief...
By Aditi Pai 11:13 am November 13, 2013
During the third quarter of 2013, Android accounted for 81 percent of all smartphone shipments worldwide compared to 12.9 percent of iOS smartphone shipments, according to a report from the International Data Corporation (IDC). This is a new milestone for Android, which has been surpassing iOS shipments for a few years now. Some apps, like Basis Band's connected app, went to the Google Play store...
By Aditi Pai 06:50 am June 14, 2013
Walgreens app on left, CVS app on right A 2012 Deloitte survey of 613 U.S. primary care and specialist physicians selected from the American Medical Association found that 19 percent of health care providers offer their patients a web-based program to refill prescriptions online. While some retail pharmacies have been offering apps with prescription refill features for a few years, others have...
By Jonah Comstock 11:41 am March 25, 2013
CVS has officially upped the ante in the pharmacy app game. At Mad*Pow's Healthcare Experience Design Conference (HXD2013) in Boston, CVS Caremark Chief Digital Officer Brian Tilzer announced a new CVS iPad app, just as it hit the AppStore. "The culture of digital experimentation is something we're taking very seriously," Tilzer told attendees at HXD this afternoon. "It's not a normal app, it's...