Researchers at CVS Caremark 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.
The campaign, which is known as Proyecto Salud in Spanish, is slated to deliver more than $15 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities across the United States by the end of 2013.
CVS Caremark plans to shorten the length of in-store receipts members of its ExtraCare loyalty program receive by about 25%. In a recent Facebook posting, CVS announced that in response to customer complaints it had found a way to shorten the length of receipts without reducing the amount of ExtraCare rewards and savings offered on them.
CVS Caremark is continuing its efforts to battle the national prescription drug abuse epidemic by tapping its database to identify and stop inappropriate prescribing of high-risk drugs and is working at the federal and state levels to implement policy changes to curb prescription drug abuse.