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2013-06-24 08:27:50

Clinics Bring Accessible, Convenient and Affordable Health Care Services to CVS/pharmacy stores in Bethlehem and Macungie WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has opened its first two walk-in medical clinics in the Lehigh Valley. Open seven days a week with no appointment necessary, the clinics are located inside two CVS/pharmacy stores in Bethlehem and Macungie and are part of...

2013-06-20 12:32:04

IMS Health report focuses on cost savings opportunities from using medicines more responsibly WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark's (NYSE: CVS) innovative Pharmacy Advisor® program is featured in a national report issued by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. The report, Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare: The $200 Billion Opportunity from Using Medicines More Responsibly, found that avoidable costs of more than $200 billion are incurred each...

2013-06-11 08:32:11

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) "Specialty Pharmacy is a critical component of pharmacy care services offered by CVS Caremark," said EVP of Specialty Pharmacy, Alan Lotvin, M.D.....

2013-06-03 12:29:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, will be speaking at William Blair & Company's Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through...

2013-06-03 08:29:44

Advancing Medical Research campaign to help fund new gene silencing therapy WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy has launched its annual in-store Advancing Medical Research fundraising campaign to support medical research and help improve the quality of life for those living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Funds raised through the campaign will benefit the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing ALS...

2013-05-28 12:27:58

New Leader Brings Over 25 Years of Health Care Experience to Company SOLON, Ohio, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Insurance Company (www.smartdrx.com) announced today the appointment of Dr. John Gardynik, PharmD, as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Gardynik has held a number of leadership roles in the health care industry, most recently as Senior Vice President at MedImpact Health Systems, one of the nation's largest full-service...

2013-05-23 12:27:43

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust donating $25,000 to American Red Cross; will also match CVS Caremark employee donations to Red Cross up to an additional $25,000 WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, today announced that it will donate $25,000 to the American Red Cross to support the organization's tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma and Texas. In addition, the Charitable Trust will match...

2013-05-14 12:30:46

Month-long in-store fundraising campaign in Boston-area CVS/pharmacy locations raises more than $650,000 to support victims of Boston Marathon attack WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark announced today that a month-long, in-store fundraising campaign at CVS/pharmacy locations throughout Greater Boston raised over $650,000 in donations from customers to The One Fund Boston, which was established by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas...

2013-05-14 08:33:51

Non-white patients have 50 percent greater odds, women have 10 percent greater odds of being non-adherent to statin medications for treatment of high cholesterol WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke,[1] which can be well managed with available prescription medications. New research sheds light onto the impact of gender and race on medication adherence for statins used to...

2013-05-13 16:28:19

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark, will be speaking at the Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference in London, England, on May 21, 2013, at approximately 1:45 p.m. BST (8:45 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast...