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2014-06-30 16:26:29

Company also rolling out Fit Choices initiative, adding new tags to store shelves to help customers easily identify healthier food and snack items WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy today announced a chain-wide effort to make it easier for customers to make health-conscious decisions when shopping for food and snacks with the launch of Gold Emblem Abound(TM). Rolling out immediately, CVS/pharmacy is introducing the new brand of snack products which includes...

2014-06-25 12:30:15

CVS Caremark Among 63 Employers Recognized for Promoting Healthy Work Environment and Lifestyles WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was honored today by the National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging colleagues and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles....

2014-06-25 12:29:22

Pharmacy-based providers implementing innovative approaches to encourage medication adherence to improve outcomes and lower costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published today in the Health Affairs blog, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) chief medical and scientific officers and others commented on a missing piece in the current approach to accountable health care models. While reforms to the health care payment system are transforming incentives for health care...

2014-06-16 08:29:30

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it was certified by NCQA in Utilization Management. NCQA Utilization Management Certification focuses on consumer protection and improvement in service to customers. Standards recognize that organizations that apply for certification have open access networks, and can improve service quality and utilize customized structures to meet purchasers' needs....

2014-06-09 12:30:59

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will present at two investor conferences during the month of June. Dave Denton, the company's chief financial officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Wells Fargo Securities 2014 Healthcare Conference on June 18. He is scheduled to present at approximately 11:15 a.m. (EDT). Helena Foulkes, the president of CVS/pharmacy, will be making a presentation to...

2014-06-05 08:29:28

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club today. During his remarks, which will take place at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, Merlo plans to discuss the nation's evolving health care system and will detail how CVS Caremark is helping consumers, employers, health plans, physicians and hospitals navigate the changing health care landscape....

2014-06-03 08:27:38

All proceeds from sale of Jewel's song to support LUNG FORCE; CVS Caremark Continues Commitment as National Presenting Sponsor of LUNG FORCE with In-Store Promotion in June CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel unveiled a new song, "Sing On," in support of LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. LUNG FORCE is a national movement led by the American...

2014-06-02 08:31:35

Campaign to fund American Lung Association's New Public Health Initiative LUNG FORCE to Raise Awareness of #1 Cancer Killer of Women - Lung Cancer WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation, today announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health...

2014-05-28 08:32:15

Program offers choice and flexibility to improve the specialty patient experience and deliver superior health outcomes WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has reinvented the specialty patient experience with Specialty Connect(TM), a specialty prescription services program. The program leverages CVS Caremark's unique retail and specialty pharmacy resources to offer patients unsurpassed choice and flexibility in how they access their specialty...

2014-05-19 08:29:06

Introduces Prescription for a Better World, the company's CSR strategy WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which showcases the company's CSR strategy - its Prescription for a Better World - and its key priorities: building healthy communities, protecting the planet and creating economic opportunities. The company also reports its progress on its CSR and sustainability...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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