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Latest CVS/pharmacy Stories

2013-11-20 08:28:52

Where a drug is administered can significantly impact specialty pharmacy costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) report released today projects that specialty drug spend is expected to more than quadruple by 2020, reaching approximately $402 billion a year. The Insights report on specialty pharmacy prescribing trends and strategies for managing costs also reports that while only a very small percentage of patients (less than four percent) use...

2013-11-18 08:30:32

Tenth annual in-store fundraiser runs through the end of December WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy today announced its annual in-store fundraiser for the tenth year to support the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign, a unique holiday program to raise awareness and funds for the pioneering research and exceptional care provided at St. Jude. Since the campaign's inception, CVS/pharmacy and its customers have raised more than $37...

2013-11-18 08:29:23

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced the appointment of Tracy Bahl to the position of Executive Vice President, Health Plans. In this role, Bahl will lead the teams responsible for supporting our health plan clients and providing them with excellent service and value while also offering health plans guidance to help them navigate the evolving health care marketplace in the US. (Logo:...

2013-11-13 08:29:34

Researchers cite prescriber uncertainty about interpreting pharmacogenetic test results WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital explores the impact of genetic testing on prescribing patterns for cardiovascular therapy. The study, published in the November issue of the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, found that only one in...

2013-11-12 12:27:36

Donation to American Red Cross will provide much-needed resources to bring relief to those that have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust today announced a donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts underway in the Philippines following this weekend's devastating Typhoon, which has impacted an estimated 4.3 million people in 36 provinces, with a potential total donation of up...

2013-11-12 08:35:21

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced the appointment of William Shrank, MD to the position of Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Provider Innovation and Analytics. In this role, Dr. Shrank will focus on the development of innovative pharmacy solutions to help improve the quality of care while lowering costs in order to help health care providers deliver services to distinct patient populations. Dr. Shrank will...

2013-11-07 08:33:16

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that its Pharmacy Advisor® Counseling program has been awarded Health Call Center (HCC) accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. This represents the first time that CVS Caremark has received the Health Call Center accreditation and the second accreditation that the Pharmacy Advisor...

2013-10-31 08:29:43

Charitable Tournament Partners with Professional Golfers to Host Special Clinics in Multiple Cities WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its philanthropic mission, the CVS Caremark Charity Classic is hosting a series of golf clinics for veterans of all abilities. Headlining the clinics are some of the world's top professional golfers who participated in the 2013 Charity Classic, including Annika Sorenstam, Billy Horschel and Juli Inkster. (Photo:...

2013-10-25 12:24:27

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. (EST) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter 2013 financial results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/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...

2013-10-24 12:26:49

Commits support for law enforcement efforts to safely remove unused prescription drugs from the community WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day being held this Saturday, October 26, CVS/pharmacy today announced the launch of the CVS/pharmacy Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program. The new program is designed to provide police departments across the U.S. with an easy way to team up with CVS/pharmacy locations in...