Tag: CVS Caremark

9 Things NOT to Say to Veterans

Joining the Army after college was a no-brainer for Ryan Kules. The Arizona native always knew he wanted to serve his country, and in 2002, he got his chance. In February 2005, he was deployed to Iraq. Nine months later, Kules wound up in Walter Reed Army Medical Center. “I…

CVS Caremark Research Finds Eliminating Medication Copays Post-Heart Attack Can Improve Health Outcomes for Non-White Patients

CVS Caremark Research Finds Eliminating Medication Copays Post-Heart Attack Can Improve Health Outcomes for Non-White Patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that…

CVS/pharmacy Becomes the Arthritis Foundation's Exclusive Drugstore 'Partner for Better Living'

CVS/pharmacy Becomes the Arthritis Foundation’s Exclusive Drugstore ‘Partner for Better Living'(SM) Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation’s ‘Partner for Better Living’ designation. This new distinction from the…

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests Millions of Dollars in Access to Health Care for Underserved Populations

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests Millions of Dollars in Access to Health Care for Underserved Populations WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable…

CVS's Lesson: Carpe Diem

Professor of Corporate Communication, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College When CVS/Caremark announced that it would forego some $2 billion in sales of tobacco and related products recently, CEO Larry J. Merlo stated that: “We came to the decision that providing health care and selling cigarettes just don’t go…

CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

By Albert Lin CVS Caremark announced on Wednesday that it would stop selling all tobacco products—cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco—in its 7,600 drugstores by Oct. 1. CVS is the first national pharmacy chain to make this move, eschewing an estimated $2 billion in annual revenue from the sale of such…

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Reinforces Commitment to Community Health with $5 Million Investment to Expand Health Care Access Nationwide

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Reinforces Commitment to Community Health with $5 Million Investment to Expand Health Care Access Nationwide Merlo WOONSOCKET, R.I.,Dec. 16, 2013/PRNewswire/ —The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created byCVS Caremark Corporation(NYSE:CVS), today announced a$5 millioncommitment to expanding access to quality health care nationwide through partnerships…

Video: How to Start a Resource Group

How do you get funding and support for resource groups Which groups should you start with What type of charter/structure works best To access the presentation slides, go to DiversityInc Best Practices. David Casey Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer CVS Caremark David Casey serves as Vice President,…

Video: Improving Patient Medication AdherenceThe Role of the Retail Pharmacy and Retail Clinics

Improving Patient Medication Adherence: The Role of the Retail Pharmacy and Retail Clinics Anita M. Allemand Vice President, Product Innovation and Management CVS Caremark Poor adherence to medication leads to increased risk of hospitalizationand dramatically higher healthcare costs. The retail pharmacy is playing an increasingly important role in ensuring that…