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12-10-2013CVS Caremark And Cardinal Health Announce Creation Of Largest Generic Sourcing Entity In U.S.
- 50/50 joint venture combines deep sourcing expertise of two leading companies - New entity will collaborate with generic manufacturers to develop innovative supply chain and purchasing strategies - Will maintain CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health's leadership positions as they drive value for their customers, clients and shareholders in a capital-efficient manner - Companies separately announced a three-year extension of their existing pharmaceutical distribution agreements through June... 
12-09-2013Give Yourself and Your Family the Gift of Protection from the Flu This Holiday Season with a Flu Shot at CVS/pharmacy or MinuteClinic
CVS is reminding customers during National Influenza Vaccination Week that it's not too late to get their annual flu shot Get a flu shot at CVS/pharmacy or MinuteClinic and receive a 20% Off Shopping Pass; ExtraCare Pharmacy & Health Rewards members can receive $5 ExtraBucks Rewards for getting a flu shot at CVS/pharmacy WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of this year's National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 8th – 14th, CVS/pharmacy® and MinuteCli... 
12-06-2013CVS Caremark To Host 2013 Analyst Day For The Investment Community
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will hold its annual Analyst Day in New York City on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (ET). Senior members of the CVS Caremark leadership team will provide an in-depth review of the company's strategies to drive long-term growth and enhance shareholder value. The company will also provide 2014 earnings guidance during the event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO... 
12-03-2013CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Awards $25,000 to Nonprofits Nationwide on #GivingTuesday to Celebrate the Spirit of Volunteerism
CVS Caremark Colleagues Nominated Local Organizations to Receive a Grant as a Part of #GivingTuesday Initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the 25 organizations that will receive $1,000 in grants as a part of CVS Caremark's #GivingTuesday initiative, which invited CVS Caremark colleagues to nominate an organization in their community that they volunt... 
12-03-2013MinuteClinic Opens First Clinic Locations in New Hampshire
Clinical Collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock to Include Medical Directors and Electronic Medical Record Integration   WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, has expanded to its 28th state with the opening of clinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Hampshire. Clinics are now open in Concord and West Lebanon.  A Salem clinic w... 
11-27-2013CVS Caremark to Purchase Coram Infusion Business from Apria Healthcare, Expanding Specialty Pharmacy Offering
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Coram LLC ("Coram"), the specialty infusion services and enteral nutrition business unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. for approximately $2.1 billion. Coram is one of the nation's largest providers of comprehensive infusion services, providing infusion therapies and nutrition services to more than 20,000 patients each month.  Coram cares for patients primaril... 
11-25-2013Beat the Rush & Avoid the Crowds with CVS/pharmacy Black Friday Sales Event
Starting November 28, shoppers can find incredible deals on must-have holiday gift items and decor Select Black Friday deals will be revealed to Facebook fans and Twitter followers along with a chance to win a $500 CVS/pharmacy gift card every week through Christmas week WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more shoppers looking to trim their gift-giving budget this holiday season, CVS/pharmacy is helping customers save with significant deals and savings on great gifts... 
11-25-2013CVS Caremark Appoints Helena B. Foulkes As President Of CVS/pharmacy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Helena B. Foulkes has been named President of CVS/pharmacy, effective January 1, 2014.  With more than 7,600 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, CVS/pharmacy is one of the largest pharmacy chains in the United States. Ms. Foulkes, 49, most recently served as the company's Chief Health Care Strategy and Marketing Officer responsible for Corporate Strategy and E... 
11-25-2013Mark Cosby Steps Down As President Of CVS/pharmacy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Mark Cosby will step down as President of CVS/pharmacy effective December 31, 2013.  As Retail President, he has led the company since October 2011 with responsibility for all aspects of the company's Retail business including its more than 7,600 retail stores, 19 distribution centers and retail merchandising, supply chain, marketing, real estate, front store and pharmacy operations. "M... 
11-21-2013CVS Caremark Charitable Trust to Award $25,000 to Nonprofits Nationwide on #GivingTuesday to Celebrate the Spirit of Volunteerism
CVS Caremark Invites Colleagues Who Volunteer to Nominate Local Organizations to Receive Funding WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced that it will provide $25,000 in grants in honor of #GivingTuesday, a national movement when charities, individuals, schools, businesses and other community organizations will come together on Tuesday, December 3 to create a na... 
11-20-2013New CVS Caremark Report Projects Annual Specialty Drug Spending will Quadruple to $402 Billion by 2020
Where a drug is administered can significantly impact specialty pharmacy costs Management of the whole patient critical to improving outcomes, managing 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 re... 
11-18-2013CVS/pharmacy Partners with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for Thanks and Giving® Campaign
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 mill... 
11-18-2013CVS Caremark Names Tracy Bahl as Executive Vice President, Health Plans
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. Known for his deep customer focus and relationship-building s... 
11-14-2013CVS Caremark Sponsors 2nd Annual Wake Forest Retail Innovation Challenge: Enhancing Seniors' Lives
Student teams from nation's top MBA and undergrad programs will compete to deliver the most innovative retail idea to better serve the aging population CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo to deliver keynote address on reinventing pharmacy for better health CVS/pharmacy Chief Marketing Officer Rob Price to moderate discussion panel on aging and serve as a Challenge judge WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is sponsoring ... 
11-13-2013CVS Caremark Study Shows Genetic Marker for Improving Medication Safety is Underutilized in Cardiovascular Treatment Prescribing
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 ... 
11-12-2013CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Supports Relief Efforts in the Philippines with $50,000 Donation and Matches Colleague Contributions Up to $50,000
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... 
11-12-2013CVS Caremark Appoints Dr. William Shrank as Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Provider Innovation and Analytics
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 overs... 
11-07-2013CVS Caremark Pharmacy Advisor® Counseling Program Receives URAC Accreditation for Health Call Center
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 Counseling pro... 
11-05-2013CVS Caremark Reports Record Third Quarter Results
RAISES AND NARROWS 2013 GUIDANCE TO REFLECT RESULTS THAT EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months ended September 30, 2013. Third Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Operating profit increased 19.2% to approximately $2.2 billion Adjusted EPS increased 28.1% to $1.09, while GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 29.5% to $1.03; both include a $0.... 
10-31-2013CVS Caremark Charity Classic Hosts Series Of Golf Clinics For Veterans Of All Abilities
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: http://photos.prnew... 
10-25-2013CVS Caremark Corporation To Hold Third Quarter 2013 Conference Call
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. 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 webcast, visit http://info.cvscaremark.com/investors.&nbs... 
10-24-2013CVS/pharmacy Launches National Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program
Commits support for law enforcement efforts to safely remove unused prescription drugs from the community Program is part of CVS/pharmacy's on-going commitment to combat prescription drug abuse 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 ... 
10-24-2013CVS Caremark Receives URAC Accreditation for Pharmacy Benefit Management and Drug Therapy Management
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has been awarded Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Drug Therapy Management (DTM) accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.  "CVS Caremark is pleased to receive these accreditations," said Jon Roberts, President of CVS Caremark's Pharmacy Benefit Management business.  "This ... 
10-17-2013Special Olympics Expands Healthy Young Athletes Program with Support from CVS Caremark
$50,000 Grant from CVS Caremark All Kids Can Program will bring 15 additional Healthy Young Athletes clinics to cities across the country WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to Special Olympics to help expand the organization's Healthy Young Athletes program, which provides healthcare services and support, early childhood intervention, and preventative education to children with intellectual disabilities aged 2-7 yea... 
10-17-2013CVS/pharmacy Revolutionizes the Way Customers Experience the Sales Circular with Launch of myWeekly Ad
"What's Your Deal?" campaign featuring celebrity personalities launches in support of myWeekly Ad; showcases how the new circular experience caters to individual customer preferences WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy®, America's leading retail pharmacy, today announced the launch of a savings revolution that reinvents the American shopping staple – the weekly sales circular. Customers can now sign up for myWeekly Ad, a first-of-its-kind digital circular experie... 
10-16-2013First MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Open Inside Select CVS/pharmacy Stores in Northern California
Clinics in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties to Support Growing Insured Patient Population Created By Affordable Care Act WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Northern California and the Bay Area have opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.  MinuteClinic is a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States.  Three MinuteClinic l... 
10-15-2013CVS/pharmacy to Help Patients Save Time and Money During Annual Medicare Part D Enrollment Period
Patients can receive personalized plan comparisons in minutes with CVS/pharmacy's new automatic system in the store, online or on the phone Comparing and choosing the right Medicare Part D plan for patients could help them save WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it will offer its senior patients a new and easy way to compare Medicare Part D prescription drug plans when the Annual Enrollm... 
10-09-2013MinuteClinic Enters Louisiana With Eight Locations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Thibodaux Areas
--Clinics to Support Growing Insured Patient Population Created By Affordable Care Act-- WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding to its 27th state, MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, has opened its first locations in Louisiana inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Baton Rouge, Mandeville, Slidell and Thibodaux. Four additional clinics will open later the month in Kenner, Metairie, New Or... 
10-04-2013Humana and CVS/pharmacy Announce Partnership to Educate Customers about Health Coverage Options under the Affordable Care Act
LOUISVILLE, Ky. & WOONSOCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Humana Inc. (HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and CVS/pharmacy, America’s leading retail pharmacy, today announced a strategic retail partnership designed to educate individuals and their families about their health care coverage options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Humana representatives will be present at CVS/pharmacy’s Project Health events starting this month. Humana will also be holding in... 
10-03-2013CVS Caremark Recognizes the Important Role Pharmacists Play in Improving Health Outcomes for their Patients
During October's American Pharmacists Month, CVS Caremark is thanking its pharmacists for helping the company reinvent pharmacy through innovative programs and services WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of American Pharmacists Month in October, CVS Caremark is thanking its pharmacists for their role in reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health. CVS Caremark's 26,000 pharmacists are improving patient care and lowering health care costs every... 
09-26-2013MinuteClinic To Open Its First Walk-in Medical Clinic in Hawaii
Seven Clinics Inside Select Longs Drug Stores to Bring High Quality, Convenient and Affordable Medical Services to Oahu WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, will open today its first walk-in medical clinic in Hawaii at the Longs Drug store on South King Street in Honolulu near the University of Hawaii, Manoa. It is the first of seven MinuteClinic locations ... 
09-25-2013CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.225 (22.5 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on November 1, 2013, to holders of record on October 21, 2013. About CVS Caremark CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people on their path to better health as the largest integrated pharmacy company in the United States. Through the com... 
09-19-2013MinuteClinic Signs Clinical Collaboration with Baptist Health Care for Clinic Locations in Three-County Region of Northwest Florida
Electronic Medical Record Integration Included In Agreement to Improve Care Coordination WOONSOCKET, R.I. and PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Baptist Health Care, the largest health care network in northwest Florida with a staff of more than 600 physicians, has entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to high quality, affordable health care services in Escambia, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa c... 
09-18-2013CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Provides $10,000 in Support of Flash Floods in Colorado
Financial Support Provided to American Red Cross for Shelters & Meals WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, today announced a donation of more than $10,000 in support of families and communities that have been affected by the flash floods in Larimer and Boulder counties in north-central Colorado.  Since last week, areas of Colorado have been affected by heavy rains which have displaced thousands of residents, destroy... 
09-13-2013CVS Caremark Showcases Program to Inform Customers About Health Insurance Options
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Visits CVS/pharmacy in Orlando to see resources available to educate and inform consumers   WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today showcased the details of a company-wide information and outreach program to help customers make informed decisions about their insurance options under the new health care law during a store visit in Orlando with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The progra... 
09-12-2013CVS Caremark Research Finds New, More Accurate Method for Classifying Patient Medication Adherence Behaviors
Results can help health care providers tailor interventions through better understanding of why patients don't take their medicines Study utilizes group-based trajectory models to predict adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital have found that a new approach to classifying patients by their long-term medication adherence behavior may be more accurate than traditional approaches. In a study publi... 
09-09-2013Master-Crafted Essence of Beauty® Fine Fragrance Bath & Body Collection Available Exclusively at CVS/pharmacy®
New Specialty Scent Collections Debut Luxurious Ingredients and Advanced Formulations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's leading retail pharmacy, today announced new introductions to their number one best-selling fragrance and body care line, Essence of Beauty. The expanded and refreshed bath and body collection, available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy, delivers four new evocative fragrances created by renowned perfumers and features luxurious formul... 
09-06-2013Double Quarterly ExtraBucks is Back by Popular Demand: ExtraCare Members Can Earn Double This Fall at CVS/pharmacy
From September 16 through December 15, shoppers who sign up for this promotion can earn Double Quarterly ExtraBucks® Rewards on nearly all front store purchases WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy®, America's leading retail pharmacy, today announced the return of a celebrated promotion and additional savings opportunities throughout September. For a limited time only, members of the ExtraCare® program, the nation's largest retail rewards program with more than 70... 
09-05-2013CVS/pharmacy's Project Health Campaign Focuses on Preventive Health Screenings, Expanding Access to Care
Wellness program to include information on new health care coverage options WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today the kickoff to the second half of its annual Project Health wellness campaign. Project Health, known as Proyecto Salud in Spanish, will deliver more than $15 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities across the United States by the end of 2013.   During the months of September, October and November, more than... 
08-30-2013CVS Caremark to Attend the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Caremark; Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark; and Jon Roberts, executive vice president of CVS Caremark Corporation and president of CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, will participate in a panel discussion at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at a... 
08-29-2013MinuteClinic Opens Its First Walk-in Medical Clinic in Southwest Virginia
--Five Additional Locations Planned for September and October-- WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has opened a new walk-in medical clinic inside the CVS/pharmacy store in Christiansburg at 550 N. Franklin St. With the opening, there are now 27 MinuteClinic locations in Virginia. Five additional MinuteClinic locations are expected to open in Southwest Virginia in September and October in Holl... 
08-22-2013CVS Caremark Uses Data to Combat National Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Program Details Published in New England Journal of Medicine Online
Pharmacy Innovator Urges Greater Transparency in Controlled Substance Prescribing WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing efforts to combat the national prescription drug abuse epidemic, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is tapping its extensive database to identify and halt inappropriate prescribing of high risk drugs such as opioid painkillers.  By evaluating data on prescriptions filled at CVS/pharmacy, CVS Caremark identified providers with extreme patte... 
08-20-2013CVS Caremark Hosts Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art Mail Service Pharmacy and Customer Center
Governor Quinn and U.S. Representative Schneider joined CVS Caremark President and CEO and other state and local officials to tour the new facility in Mount Prospect, IL High tech Customer Center serves as catalyst to spur pharmacy and health care innovation WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS) held a grand opening event today at its new state-of-the-art Mail Service Pharmacy and Customer Center in Mt. Prospect, IL. The 150,000 square foot facility, ... 
08-20-2013Aetna Collaborates With CVS Caremark And Dovetail Health To Help Members Manage Their Prescriptions
-- Program offers pharmacist counseling to help at-risk members stay healthy and out of the hospital -- HARTFORD, Conn. and WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today a new pilot program called the Aetna Rx Home Success ProgramSM.  Supported by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), the Aetna Rx Home Success Program works with CVS Caremark pharmacists and Dovetail Health to support Aetna members who are taking multiple medications. The program helps members... 
08-15-2013CVS/pharmacy Consumer Survey Finds Less than Half of Americans are More Likely to Get Vaccinated Following Last Season's Flu Outbreak, But Many More Call getting a Flu Shot a "Social Responsibility"
Flu vaccinations will be available every day at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic, including High-Dose flu shot for senior population WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from CVS/pharmacy released today found that less than half of those surveyed (46%) were more likely to get a flu shot this year following last season's late flu outbreak. But many more - 59% - said they consider it a social responsibility to get the flu shot every year in order to keep their communit... 
08-08-2013CVS Caremark's Accordant Health Services Launches New Member-Focused Web Site
Members now have access to on-line support at Accordant.com to supplement ongoing coaching, disease education and therapy management WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that Accordant Health Services has launched an updated web site and member portal which provides new features and services for program members and helps support and improve member engagement and participation for clients. Accordant.com now provides eligible members with ... 
08-08-2013CVS/pharmacy Launches New Online Drug Information Center
Comprehensive health resources provide access to prescription information and interactive tools to help consumers make more informed, confident decisions WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy® today announced the launch of a new online Drug Information Center on CVS.com. This new resource was developed to help consumers take control of their health by providing them with best-in-class drug information and a variety of innovative resources. The Drug Information Cente... 
08-07-2013Shop Smarter with Back-to-School Savings from CVS/pharmacy
ExtraCare members can earn a $5 gift card when spending $20 on everyday essentials featured in the circular during the back-to-school shopping season WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the back-to-school shopping season, CVS/pharmacy® today announced a new "Classroom Gift Card" promotion that allows customers to earn gift cards when shopping for essentials at more than 7,500 locations nationwide. Starting on August 11 and ending on August 31, members of the ExtraC... 
08-06-2013CVS Caremark Reports Record Second Quarter Results
2013 GUIDANCE RANGE NARROWED PRIMARILY TO REFLECT TIMING OF SHARE REPURCHASES AND STRONG OPERATING RESULTS WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2013. Second Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Operating profit increased 15.2% to approximately $2.0 billion Adjusted EPS increased 19.6% to $0.97; GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 20.8% to $0.91 Reta... 
08-02-2013CVS Caremark Announces Agreement in Principle with the Securities and Exchange Commission
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) confirmed today that it has reached an agreement in principle with the staff of the Boston Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to resolve an investigation by the SEC of certain events that occurred in 2009.  This investigation, which CVS Caremark previously disclosed after it began in 2011, has focused on events that occurred in the third and fourth quarters of 2009... 
07-26-2013CVS Caremark Corporation To Hold Second Quarter 2013 Conference Call
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2013 financial results. 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 webcast, visit http://info.cvscaremark.com/investors. This ... 
07-25-2013CVS Caremark Survey Spotlights Affordable Care Act Knowledge Gap
Overall Awareness of the Affordable Care Act is up, but 36 Percent of Those Likely to Enroll in Exchanges Say They Need Help Only 48 Percent of Those Eligible for a Subsidy Believe That They Are WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As states prepare their health insurance exchanges for open enrollment beginning October 1, a new survey from CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) shows that while there has been an overall increase in awareness of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many o... 
07-24-2013CVS Caremark to Highlight Diversity Initiatives at 2013 National Urban League Conference in Philadelphia
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States, is an official sponsor of the National Urban League's 2013 Conference in Philadelphia this week. The company will exhibit at the conference, offering attendees a glimpse into the company's wide array of diversity programs, including workforce initiatives, health screenings and multicultural product offerings. "CVS Caremark is proud to partner with the Na... 
07-15-2013MinuteClinic Partners With DASH for Health To Create Personalized Weight Loss Program
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, has created the Weight Loss Program at MinuteClinic, a convenient, personalized program to help patients lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle incorporating the proven DASH diet health plan. The DASH diet has been ranked the No. 1 Overall Diet by U.S. News & World Report for the past three years. The Weight Loss Program at Minu... 
07-10-2013CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.225 (22.5 cents) per share on the Common Stock of the Corporation, payable August 2, 2013, to holders of record on July 22, 2013. About CVS Caremark CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people on their path to better health as the largest integrated pharmacy company in the United States. Through the company's more than 7,5... 
07-10-2013CVS/pharmacy® Launches New In-Store Discounts for Veterans
Veterans Advantage members get 20% discount on CVS/pharmacy Brand products WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy® and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced a new in-store savings program for Veterans Advantage's VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with savings on thousands of CVS/pharmacy Brand products at its 7,400 stores nationwide. U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National Guard & Reserve and their families using the VetRewards C... 
07-01-2013Innovative New Feature on CVS/pharmacy Mobile App Helps Users Identify Potential Drug Interactions
New, first-of-its-kind functionality helps CVS/pharmacy customers avoid unintended interactions between over-the-counter products and prescriptions WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy® today announced the launch of its new Drug Interaction Checker as part of its top-rated CVS Mobile app. An industry first, this unique feature allows customers to quickly and easily check for potential drug interactions by comparing over-the-counter (OTC) products with their prescri... 
06-27-2013CVS Caremark Medication Adherence Report Identifies Significant Opportunities for Health Care Cost-Savings Across All 50 U.S. States
Second annual State of the States report provides in-depth overview of adherence rates WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. health care system could avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in medical costs if medication adherence rates improved, according to the CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) 2013 State of the States:  Adherence Report released today. Drawing on data from the 2012 CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) book of business, the State of the States re... 
06-26-2013MinuteClinic and Parkridge Health System Join Forces To Extend High-Quality Affordable Medical Care To Patients
WOONSOCKET, R.I. and CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Parkridge Health System, a division of HCA/TriStar, have partnered to enhance access to high quality, affordable health care services in Bradley, Hamilton and Marion counties. Under the partnership agreement, Parkridge Health System physicians will serve as medical directors for seven MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics. The clinics are open sev... 
06-24-2013CVS Caremark Receives URAC Accreditation for Mail Service Pharmacy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has been awarded Mail Service Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. "CVS Caremark is committed to providing high quality mail pharmacy services because we recognize that mail is such an important dispensing mechanism in opening access and reducing costs in pharmacy care," said Jon... 
06-24-2013MinuteClinic Opens Its First Medical Clinics in Lehigh Valley
Clinics Bring Accessible, Convenient and Affordable Health Care Services to CVS/pharmacy stores in Bethlehem and Macungie WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has opened its first two walk-in medical clinics in the Lehigh Valley. Open seven days a week with no appointment necessary, the clinics are located inside two CVS/pharmacy stores in Bethlehem and Macungie and are part of M... 
06-20-2013CVS Caremark's Innovative Pharmacy Advisor® Program Highlighted in New National Report Released by IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics
IMS Health report focuses on cost savings opportunities from using medicines more responsibly WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark's (NYSE: CVS) innovative Pharmacy Advisor® program is featured in a national report issued by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. The report, Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare: The $200 Billion Opportunity from Using Medicines More Responsibly, found that avoidable costs of more than $200 billion are incurred each year due to m... 
06-20-2013MinuteClinic Offers Special Discount for Pop Warner Youth Athletes Needing Sports Physicals
-- Sports Physical Required For Pop Warner Football, Dance and Cheerleading Programs by July 31 -- WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, is helping athletes across the country, including Pop Warner Little Scholars youth athletes, prepare for a safe season. Sports physicals for fall sports participation are required by July 31 for all Pop Warner programs. Pop Warner Little Scholars is... 
06-12-2013CVS/pharmacy Adds Tasty Treats to Exclusive Gold Emblem Line
Latest snack options include delicious snack bars and unexpected nut flavors, and the introduction of Gold Emblem Select, featuring premium bagged coffees WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy®, America's leading retail pharmacy with more than 7,400 locations nationwide, today announced the newest additions to its recently revamped Gold Emblem™ line, including the launch of Gold Emblem™ Select, an assortment of items that celebrate the exceptional in every day food... 
06-11-2013CVS Caremark Receives URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.  "Specialty Pharmacy is a critical component of pharmacy care services offered by CVS Caremark," said EVP of Specialty Pharmacy, Alan Lotvin, M.D.. "We aspire to provide the highest level of quality servic... 
06-04-2013CVS/pharmacy® Offers Gifts for Every Dad's Style and Taste this Father's Day
Shoppers can find gadgets, personalized photo keepsakes, cooking essentials for the grill and more - all conveniently located under one roof WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers looking to avoid long lines and crowded malls can find everything they need for Father's Day in one convenient location. With more than 7,400 stores across the United States, CVS/pharmacy® has an array of affordable, high-quality gifts that suit every dad's taste. Whether customers have planned... 
06-03-2013CVS Caremark To Present At William Blair & Company's 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, will be speaking at William Blair & Company's Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all i... 
06-03-2013CVS/pharmacy Launches In-store Fundraising Campaign to Support Research Aimed at Finding a Cure for ALS
Advancing Medical Research campaign to help fund new gene silencing therapy WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy has launched its annual in-store Advancing Medical Research fundraising campaign to support medical research and help improve the quality of life for those living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Funds raised through the campaign will benefit the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing ALS resea... 
05-23-2013CVS Caremark Supporting Tornado Relief Efforts in Oklahoma and Texas
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust donating $25,000 to American Red Cross; will also match CVS Caremark employee donations to Red Cross up to an additional $25,000 CVS/pharmacy® donating supplies to Feed the Children; pharmacy locations and MinuteClinic in Moore, OK open to serve community's health needs WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, today announced that it will donate $25,000 to the American ... 
05-20-2013CVS/pharmacy® Reminds Patients with Diabetes about the Importance of Regular Testing to Help Manage Their Disease
Continues to accept Medicare insurance for diabetes testing supplies Offers all major brands of diabetes test strips and low cost 90-day prescriptions for supplies to all Medicare patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy is reminding patients with diabetes that one of the most important ways they can manage their disease is to perform regular testing of their blood sugar (glucose) levels. While the number of providers that will accept Medicare coverage for ... 
05-14-2013CVS Caremark Donates Over $750,000 to The One Fund Boston
Month-long in-store fundraising campaign in Boston-area CVS/pharmacy locations raises more than $650,000 to support victims of Boston Marathon attack CVS Caremark's private foundation previously donated $100,000 to The One Fund Boston WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark announced today that a month-long, in-store fundraising campaign at CVS/pharmacy locations throughout Greater Boston raised over $650,000 in donations from customers to The One Fund Boston, whic... 
05-14-2013CVS Caremark Research Finds Women and Non-White Patients More Likely to be Non-Adherent to Medications
Non-white patients have 50 percent greater odds, women have 10 percent greater odds of being non-adherent to statin medications for treatment of high cholesterol WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke,[1] which can be well managed with available prescription medications. New research sheds light onto the impact of gender and race on medication adherence for statins used... 
05-13-2013CVS Caremark to Present at the Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 13, 2013 /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 Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference in London, England, on May 21, 2013, at approximately 1:45 p.m. BST (8:45 a.m. EDT). An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for al... 
05-09-2013CVS/pharmacy® Launches New Exclusive Line of Household Essentials, Total Home™, Now Available Nationwide
Total Home™ brand embodies reliability, quality and affordability in products used to keep a house feeling like home WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CVS/pharmacy announced the official launch of Total Home™, a new home care product line built on performance, reliability and premium quality that is now available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide. The new Total Home line includes a wide range of products for everyday home care, ranging from cleaning and coo... 
05-09-2013CVS Caremark Publishes New Corporate Social Responsibility Report
In-depth view of its CSR priorities, from helping people on their path to better health to reducing environmental impacts WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which gives stakeholders an inside view of the company's CSR strategy, priorities and performance on its sustainability goals and CSR initiatives. The report is available online on the company's website at www.cvscaremark.com/CSR... 
05-07-2013Don't Forget Mom this Mother's Day with Thoughtful Last-Minute Gifts and Cards from CVS/pharmacy®
Shoppers pressed for time can discover delicious sweets, sentimental cards and revitalizing beauty items all in one convenient location WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Savvy shoppers looking for thoughtful and affordable gifts for mom in the days leading up to Mother's Day can find a variety of unique presents and heartfelt greeting cards at one of more than 7,400 CVS/pharmacy® locations across the country. From luxurious beauty essentials to personalized photo keepsakes an... 
05-01-2013CVS Caremark Reports Strong First Quarter Results
2013 Guidance Range Narrowed To Reflect Higher-Than-Expected Performance WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. First Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Operating profit increased 21.0% to $1.7 billion Adjusted EPS increased 28.1% to $0.83; GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 29.9% to $0.77 Retail pharmacy same store prescription volumes ... 
04-30-2013CVS Caremark to Participate in White House Effort to Hire Veterans and Military Spouses
Company commits to hiring veterans and military spouses as part of expanded "Joining Forces" initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was among several national companies represented at an event hosted today by President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, as part of the Joining Forces initiative. During the event, the Administration asked companies participating in the Joining Forces initiative to hir... 
04-26-2013CVS Caremark Offers Advice on Proper Management, Storage and Disposal of Medications in Light of New Study on Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs
CVS Caremark is a Gold sponsor of The Partnership at Drugfree.org's Medicine Abuse Project, whose new national study shows teen misuse and abuse of Rx medication is up 33 percent since 2008 CVS is committed to helping the Partnership prevent a half million teens from abusing medicine by 2017 with practical advice and convenient resources WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With National Drug Take Back Day scheduled for Saturday, April 27 and in light of a new national stu...