US Pat. No. 9,532,928

VISUAL VERIFICATION PHARMACY TRAY

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A visual verification pharmacy tray, comprising:
a first trapezoidal portion comprising a substantially planar first floor surface comprising first, second, third and fourth
sides, the first and third sides of the first trapezoidal portion being substantially parallel to each other, the first side
of the first trapezoidal portion characterized by a length that is shorter than the third side of the first trapezoidal portion;

a second trapezoidal portion comprising a substantially planar second floor surface comprising first, second, third and fourth
sides, the first and third sides of the second trapezoidal portion being substantially parallel to each other, the first side
of the second trapezoidal portion characterized by a length that is shorter than the third side of the second trapezoidal
portion, the third side of the second trapezoidal portion adjoining the first side of the first trapezoidal portion, an entirety
of the substantially planar second floor surface forming an obtuse angle with respect to an entirety of the substantially
planar first floor surface;

an open-ended spout extending from the second trapezoidal portion, the spout comprising a third floor surface adjoining the
first side of the second trapezoidal portion;

a common sidewall extending upwards from the first floor surface, the second floor surface and the third floor surface;
wherein the first trapezoidal portion, the second trapezoidal portion, the spout and the sidewall together define a base portion;
and

a substantially transparent surface covering the second floor surface, the substantially transparent surface being immoveable
with respect to the base portion.

US Pat. No. 9,685,021

POINT-OF-SALE-SCANNER

CVS PHARMACY, INC., Woon...

10. A system for verifying the authenticity of a bill of currency, the system comprising:
a light source for providing infrared and ultraviolet light;
an image sensor for capturing image data;
a filter for filtering ultraviolet light;
a filter controller for configuring the filter such that, in a first mode, the filter blocks ultraviolet light from striking
the sensor and, in a second mode, permits ultraviolet light to strike the sensor; and

a processor for controlling the light source, image sensor, and filter controller such that a point-of-sale scanner captures
an image of a bar code associated with an item for sale while the light source illuminates the bar code with infrared light
and while the filter filters ultraviolet light from the light source and, if the item for sale associated with the bar code
is associated with use of a counterfeit bill of currency offered as payment for the item for sale, captures an image of a
bill of currency offered as payment for the item for sale while the bill of currency is being illuminated by ultraviolet light
from the light source,

wherein the captured image of the bill of currency includes a fluorescent response to the ultraviolet light,
wherein a size, a shape, a position, and a wavelength of the fluorescent response is compared to known factors for the bill
of currency stored in a database on a remote computer; and

wherein the bill of currency is determined to be authentic based on a presence or absence of the fluorescent response and
the comparison of the size, the shape, the position, and the wavelength of the fluorescent response to the known factors for
the bill of currency stored in the database on the remote computer.

US Pat. No. 9,235,836

POINT-OF-SALE SCANNER

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A method comprising:
configuring an ultraviolet filter mounted within a point-of-scale scanner to block the passage of ultraviolet light within;
capturing, with the point-of-sale scanner, an infrared image of a bar code associated with an item for sale while the passage
of ultraviolet light is blocked;

determining, using a server computer connected to the point-of-scale scanner, that the item for sale associated with the bar
code is allowed for purchase by only a subset of customers;

capturing, with the point-of-sale scanner, a first image of an identification card associated with a customer attempting to
purchase the item for sale;

configuring the ultraviolet filter mounted within the point-of-scale scanner to allow the passage of ultraviolet light within;
illuminating the identification card with ultraviolet light;
capturing, with the point-of-sale scanner, a second image of the identification card that includes a fluorescent response
to the ultraviolet light;

determining if the identification card is authentic by analyzing the first and second images; and
determining if the customer is a member of the subset of customers allowed to purchase the item for sale.

US Pat. No. 9,582,700

POINT-OF-SALE SCANNER

CVS PHARMACY, INC., Woon...

1. A method of using a point-of-sale scanner, the method comprising:
capturing, with the point-of-sale scanner, an infrared image of a bar code associated with an item for sale;
determining, using a computer connected to the point-of-scale scanner, that the item for sale associated with the bar code
is allowed for purchase by only a subset of customers;

configuring an ultraviolet filter mounted within the point-of-scale scanner to allow the passage of ultraviolet light within;
illuminating the identification card with ultraviolet light;
capturing, with the point-of-sale scanner, an image of the identification card that includes a fluorescent response to the
ultraviolet light;

determining if the identification card is authentic by analyzing the captured image; and
determining, based at least in part on determining if the identification card is authentic, if the customer is a member of
the subset of customers allowed to purchase the item for sale.

US Pat. No. 9,853,972

PHARMACY AUTHENTICATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A method for linking a user of a first account to a second account, the method comprising, by a processor of a server computing
device:
receiving, from a client device in communication with the server computing device via a network, authentication information
to authenticate the user to the server computing device via the first account using the authentication information;

receiving, from the client device:
a first electronic image comprising an image of a photo ID captured by a camera of the client device, the first electronic
image comprising a first image of the face of the user obtained from an ID image of the face of the user arranged on the photo
ID, and

a second electronic image comprising a second image of the face of the user captured by the camera of the client device;
determining whether the first image of the face of the user matches the second image of the face of the user; and
generating a link between the first account and the second account responsive to the first image of the face of the user matching
the second image of the face of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,248,989

DIGITAL ORDER TRACKING

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

10. A method for providing status information of a pharmacy order, the method comprising:identifying, an issue with the pharmacy order that requires user interaction to complete the pharmacy order;
generating a first status message using abbreviations, the first status message including information tailored to the issue;
determining whether the first status message, including the abbreviations, exceeds a technological limit;
responsive to determining that the first status message, including the abbreviations, exceeds the technological limit, re-expanding the abbreviations of the first status message and generating a plurality of status messages, which include the information tailored to the issue, each of the plurality of status messages complying with the technological limit;
electronically transmitting, to the client device of the user, the plurality of status messages comprising information tailored to the issue and a link to additional information of the pharmacy order;
electronically receiving, from the client device of the user, a request for the additional information via the link; and
electronically transmitting, to the client device of the user, the additional information for display on the client device.

US Pat. No. 10,002,234

MEDICATION PACKAGING METHOD AND SYSTEM

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A system for providing a packaged medication to a patient, the system comprising:a form requesting a family member listing identifying a different color for each family member of a plurality of family members including the patient;
a record including the family member listing identifying the different color for each family member of the plurality of family members;
a medication container for a medication prescribed for the patient, the medication container comprising a curved front wall and a planar rear wall; and
a color-coded identifier secured to the curved front wall of the medication container and a medication information card secured in a slot adjacent to the planar rear wall of the medication container prior to delivery of the packaged medication to the patient, the color-coded identifier corresponding to the color recorded for the patient in the family member listing.

US Pat. No. 9,889,976

CHILD RESISTANT DISPENSER

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. An apparatus, comprising:
a base; and
a lid coupled to the base by a flexible hinge, the lid comprising:
a first primary snap;
a second primary snap; and
a secondary snap, each snap extending from a bottom surface of the lid, each snap including an angled portion at an end of
each snap,

the base comprising:
a first slot to receive the first primary snap;
a second slot to receive the second primary snap; and
a third slot to receive the secondary snap, wherein a front of the base is coupled to a back of the base on a first side by
a first bar and the front of the base is coupled to the back of the base on a second side by a second bar, wherein the first
bar and the second bar secure the angled portions of the first primary snap and the second primary snap, respectively, when
the lid is in a closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,011,406

CHILD-RESISTANT SENIOR-FRIENDLY MEDICATION BOTTLE

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A container comprising:a bottle including:
a body defining a chamber therein;
a neck extending away from the body and defining an opening to the chamber of the body, wherein:
the neck includes threads extending around an outside surface of the neck from the opening toward the body;
the neck includes a first stop and a second stop, on the outside surface of the neck, extending from a bottom of a first thread toward the body, the first stop and the second stop defining a first lug retention area; and
the neck includes a first ramped surface extending along the bottom of the first thread to the first stop on the outside surface of the neck, the first ramped surface extending increasingly outwardly from the outside surface of the neck; and
a closure configured to be secured over the opening and around the neck, wherein the closure includes a first lug configured to interface with the first thread and engage with the first lug retention area to retain the closure in place over the opening, wherein the first ramped surface is configured to guide the first lug into the first lug retention area as the closure is secured over the opening.

US Pat. No. 10,212,159

PHARMACY AUTHENTICATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Woon...

1. A computer implemented method for linking a first account of a user to a second account of the user, the method comprising:authenticating the user to the first account;
receiving, from a client device:
a first electronic image comprising an image of a photo ID captured by a camera of the client device, the first electronic image comprising an ID image of the face of the user arranged on the photo ID; and
a second electronic image comprising an image of the face of the user captured by the camera of the client device;
determining whether the image of the face of the user matches the ID image of the face of the user; and
generating a link between the first account of the user and the second account of the user responsive to the image of the face of the user matching the ID image of the face of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,176,735

PACKAGED MEDICATION ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

CVS PHARMACY, INC., Woon...

1. A packaged medication assembly comprising:a bag defining a bottom bag fold line, a first panel adjacent the bottom bag fold line, a storage chamber, and an opening to the storage chamber formed at least partially by a first edge of the first panel opposite the bottom bag fold line; and
an information insert having a width smaller than a width of the first panel of the bag and a height greater than a height of the first panel of the bag, wherein:
the height of the information insert is defined between a first edge of the information insert and a second edge of the information insert,
the information insert includes patient information, which provides identification of a patient that a medication was packaged for, and medication information providing at least one of an identity of and a description of the medication,
the information insert includes a patient identifying section including the patient information adjacent the first edge of the information insert, and a confidential medication information section below the patient identifying section that has a height less than the height of the first panel of the bag, wherein a physical perforated line separates the confidential medication section from remaining portion of the information insert including the patient identifying section, and the patient identifying section includes a computer readable code configured to identify prescription information by a computer when processing the packaged medication assembly,
the information insert is placed in the storage chamber such that the second edge is positioned adjacent the bottom bag fold line and substantially only the patient identifying section of the information insert extends beyond and remains exposed above the first edge of the first panel of the bag while the confidential medication information section of the information insert remains concealed from view by the first panel of the bag so as to protect a privacy of the patient, and
a packaged medication is positioned within the storage chamber behind the information insert relative to a front side of the information insert that contains the patient information.

US Pat. No. 10,176,519

3D VIRTUAL STORE

CVS PHARMACY, INC., Woon...

1. A system for navigating products and services presented via a computer interface, the system comprising:a computer memory for storing executable computer instructions;
a user interface for receiving user input;
a computer processor configured for executing the computer instructions to:
display, on the user interface a three-dimensional isometric view of a virtual store comprising:
at least one internal wall of the virtual store and a floor of the virtual store;
a plurality of virtual rows of shelves, each shelf containing virtual products, at least a subset of the displayed virtual products being highlighted based upon a purchasing history associated with a user, wherein a first subset of the highlighted items is indicated by placement on a virtual shelf and a second subset of the highlighted items is indicated by placement on a virtual shelf end cap; and
a plurality of icons that, when selected, allow entry into at least one sub-store, at least one of the plurality of icons being displayed as a symbol over a shelf, the symbol corresponding to the sub-store,
the three-dimensional view of the virtual store including a positioning of the at least one internal wall, the floor, and the plurality of virtual rows of shelves corresponding to a layout of a real-world store,
display a view of a first sub-store interface in response to a first user input, the view of the first sub-store interface comprising a first set of virtual products associated with the first sub-store, at least a subset of the first set of virtual products associated with the first sub-store being highlighted based upon the purchasing history associated with the user; and
transition to a view of a second sub-store interface in response to a second user input, the view of the second sub-store interface comprising a second set of virtual products associated with the second sub-store, the second set of virtual products associated with the second sub-store distinct from the first set of virtual products associated with the first sub-store, at least a subset of the second set of virtual products associated with the second sub-store being highlighted based upon the purchasing history associated with the user, the first set of virtual products associated with the first sub-store and the second set of virtual products associated with the second sub-store displayed in the three-dimensional isometric view of the virtual store,
wherein the first sub-store interface comprises an avatar for interacting with the user, wherein a face of the avatar is dynamically altered based on an audio voice track associated with the avatar, wherein lips on the face of the avatar form a first shape for a first pitch level of the audio voice track and form a second shape for a second pitch level of the audio voice track.