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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...

2014-02-10 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...

2014-02-06 23:04:04

CVS Caremark, the country’s largest drugstore chain in overall prescription sales, announced on Wednesday that it planned to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1st, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 USA Today reported yesterday: CVS's bold business move to no longer sell tobacco products will cost the company about $2 billion a year or about 3% of their $123 billion overall sales. CVS Caremark operates more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores...

2014-02-05 23:04:20

Statement of Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO American Lung Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 "The American Lung Association applauds CVS Caremark for boldly acting to remove tobacco products at all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S.," said Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "CVS Caremark is stepping forward to save lives and safeguard the public health of millions of American women, men and youth. The...

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...

2014-02-04 16:27:45

CVS Caremark will support the campaign through colleague engagement and a $10,000 donation to the American Heart Association WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 7(th), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will participate in National Wear Red Day® by encouraging all colleagues, including those at all 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations across the country, to wear red and join in the nationwide effort to create awareness of the battle against heart disease in...

2014-01-31 12:25:24

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EST) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 financial results and 2014 outlook. (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...


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