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2014-05-09 12:26:12

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coram CVS/specialty infusion services announces the opening of a new branch pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia that will serve the state from Fredericksburg to the North Carolina border, including the Richmond and Norfolk areas. The new facility offers a number of services, including: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86177 -- Comprehensive offering of infusion therapies, including anti-infective services, parenteral...

2014-05-07 23:00:59

Highlights of the Conference Include Riveting Keynote Speakers, Election Results and Award Winners Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, celebrated its 37-year tradition of innovation with inspiring keynote speakers, accredited track sessions and networking opportunities, Coloring Outside the Lines at its 2014 Annual Technology and Business Conference this week. The conference draws innovators and decision makers from...

2014-05-06 23:08:01

CVS/pharmacy First to Seek Community Pharmacy Accreditation Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality, has announced the launch of its new accreditation program, Community Pharmacy. As healthcare reform reshapes the healthcare industry, demand is increasing for quality improvement programs and quality outcomes in the marketplace. CVS/pharmacy is the first applicant organization to seek community pharmacy accreditation from URAC. CVS/pharmacy is...

2014-05-05 16:27:07

Analysis demonstrates how Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) approach significantly increases adherence and reduces disparities in cardiovascular care WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications prescribed for post-heart attack patients, can significantly improve medication adherence and...

2014-05-02 08:24:20

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO First Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: -- Operating profit increased 19.5% to approximately $2.0 billion -- Adjusted EPS increased 22.5% to $1.02, while GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 23.3% to $0.95 -- Retail Pharmacy Segment same...

2014-05-01 08:36:11

ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation's 'Partner for Better Living' designation. This new distinction from the Arthritis Foundation, the nation's trusted authority on arthritis, recognizes CVS as a company that is committed to addressing the needs of people...

2014-04-24 08:34:15

Innovative program with The Partnership at Drugfree.org will place up to 1,000 receptacles in communities to support safe disposal of unwanted medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today that it is teaming up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to create an innovative community donation program through which local police departments can apply to receive a drug collection unit to help their communities safely dispose of unwanted...

2014-04-22 12:31:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-04-21 08:25:41

Customers enrolled in participating health plans will be able to pay their monthly insurance premiums at any CVS/pharmacy location WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark, announced today that it is launching an innovative new service, Bill Pay at CVS/pharmacy, to help customers manage their monthly health insurance premiums. Members of participating health plans can bring their insurance bills to any one of CVS/pharmacy's...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...


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