Mobile commerce site and app for CVS/pharmacy overhauled

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mhealth mobile commerce trendsAdditional features now available include a pill identifier and a scheduler for immunizations.

CVS Caremark Corp, has announced that it has revamped its mobile commerce website as well as its app in order to assist consumers in improving their healthcare management.

These updates to the site include an immunization scheduler.

The CVS mobile commerce website now gives consumers the opportunity to plan ahead with their immunizations by scheduling them. Though appointments are not necessary, it helps those who enjoy the additional opportunity to be organized. Making an appointment is a matter of selecting a store location and entering the date of birth of the patient, in addition to the immunization that is desired.

Additional resources have also been added the CVS mobile website and the smartphone application.

For example, shoppers who are using the mobile commerce website can now view records of the prescriptions that they have available for refill, or they can order those refills for pickup. They can also access the site’s Health Information Center, and manage their own savings and rewards through the ExtraCare program. Customers can also use their smartphones to register for the opt-in program called ExtraCare Advantage for Diabetes. This provides these shoppers with additional savings on care products associated with the condition, in addition to tips and recipes for healthy living.

This retailer currently holds the 100 position in the Internet Retailer Mobile 400 for mobile commerce companies. Its new smartphone friendly site has now included an option to allow consumers to purchase personalized electronic gift cards. These eGift cards are then emailed to the recipient for use at any of the retailer’s locations across the United States.

On the other hand, The CVS mobile commerce app now provides a new pill finder feature. It allows customers to search the database to find out how to identify a pill through their color, shape, and imprint, and to get to know if there are any known drug interactions. That feature is meant to complement the Scan Your Refill feature of the app, which allows smartphone users to scan the barcodes on their prescription for rapid refill service.

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