CVS plans to turn 1,500 stores into HealthHUBs

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CVS said during its investor day it expects to expand its hubs in four markets in 2019 including Houston, the Philadelphia/southern New Jersey region, Atlanta and Tampa. (Getty/Serenethos)

After piloting its HealthHUB format in a collection of its Houston stores, CVS Health announced during its investor day Tuesday that it's planning for 1,500 retail locations to follow suit in the next two years.

As CVS has described the hubs, they have more than 20% of the store dedicated to health services including "new product categories, digital tools and on-demand health kiosks, trusted advice and personalized care." 

Its goal is for its locations to serve as “community-based health hubs” that can answer patients’ questions about prescription drugs, insurance coverage and their own health conditions.

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