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2014-02-17 12:24:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 17, 2014 /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 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on February 25, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations...

2014-02-13 12:27:32

DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan supports CVS Caremark in its decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1. Many chronic health conditions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and respiratory conditions are linked to smoking, making it the leading cause of premature death in the United States. "CVS' decision aligns perfectly with Meridian's mission to improve the quality of care in low resource...

2014-02-13 08:28:27

Research identifies five features of VBID plans associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I.,, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published online today in Health Affairs, identifies five key features of popular Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) plans that are associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence. The study, which will also appear in the journal's March...

2014-02-11 08:31:11

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) Fourth Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: -- Net revenues increased 4.6% to a record $32.8 billion, with Pharmacy Services up 5.2% and Retail Pharmacy up 5.6% -- Retail Pharmacy Segment same store sales increased 4.0% -- Adjusted EPS...

2014-02-10 23:04:15

The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales of tobacco products is jarring but should not be surprising, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. Kalorama says much of the revenue lost will be replaced by new markets that may not have been sustainable if the firm didn’t make the move. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales...

2014-02-07 23:21:10

In response to an article published on CNN.Com, online marketing firm fishbat explains how smart branding decisions may be more profitable in the long run. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, discusses the benefit of making intelligent branding decisions even though they may affect the bottom line. According to a February 5th article from CNN.com titled “CVS stores to stop selling tobacco,” CVS Caremark will completely phase out the sale of...

2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...

2014-02-05 08:28:44

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-02-05 08:28:32

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. (Photo:...

2014-02-04 16:27:49

Unique, integrated retail-specialty pharmacy approach improves access, quality of care and convenience for specialty pharmacy patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was today awarded the 2014 Rx Benefit Innovation Award by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI). The award recognizes the company's new Specialty Connect program, which was developed by CVS Caremark to improve access, quality of care and convenience for specialty...


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