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October 28, 2010

“We don’t have to be the PBM.” That’s what Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO,...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT “We don’t have to be the PBM.” That’s what Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, told Drug Store News in one interview last year, and it neatly encapsulates the dynamic that may be unfolding behind the scenes at the nation’s top pharmacy retailer.

(THE NEWS: Walgreens said to consider sale of PBM. For the full story, click here)

October 24, 2010

CVS Caremark has been heavily focused on the healthcare arena, leveraging its various points of...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —CVS Caremark has been heavily focused on the healthcare arena, leveraging its various points of care to improve medication outcomes and lower healthcare costs—but that’s not to say that the front end has fallen by the wayside. In fact, the retailer is in the midst of writing a prescription for front-end growth that involves a new store brand and new beauty innovations.

October 17, 2010

MinuteClinic celebrated the opening of its second clinic location inside a CVS/pharmacy store in the...

October 14, 2010

Under a settlement reached with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Attorneys' Offices for...

October 14, 2010

During the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference held Oct. 13 to 15,...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT During the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference held Oct. 13 to 15, CVS Caremark shared data to further demonstrate ways to curb drug costs. This is important because what these studies, and others like it, continue to illustrate is that there are a variety of ways to reduce prescription drug costs beyond simply cutting prices to levels that could compromise a pharmacy's ability to deliver the high-quality service necessary to achieve better health outcomes.

October 13, 2010

CVS Caremark is presenting data at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. CVS Caremark is presenting data at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference illustrating how innovative approaches to traditional plan designs can help clients reduce drug spend, improve generic dispensing rates and minimize member disruption.

The AMCP 2010 Educational Conference is being held in St. Louis from Oct. 13 to 15.

October 10, 2010

With rising healthcare costs, fewer patients visiting physicians and some 30 million people standing to gain insurance under healthcare reform and entering an already bottlenecked system, CVS Caremark has been working to position itself along the front lines and leverage its broad-reaching points of care to lower overall healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes.

With rising healthcare costs, fewer patients visiting physicians and some 30 million people standing to gain insurance under healthcare reform and entering an already bottlenecked system, CVS Caremark has been working to position itself along the front lines and leverage its broad-reaching points of care to lower overall healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes. Click below to download the PDF of the CVS Caremark report.

October 7, 2010

The theme of CVS Caremark’s 2010 analyst meeting held Friday morning here in New York...

October 7, 2010

CVS Caremark has no doubt been a trailblazer in the healthcare arena, positioning itself along...

NEW YORK CVS Caremark has no doubt been a trailblazer in the healthcare arena, positioning itself along the front lines to leverage its various points of care to improve outcomes and lower healthcare costs. But with all that CVS Caremark has done and will continue to do in the healthcare space -- and it is no doubt a lot -- it still has more than 7,000 retail locations, and the front of the store continues to be a critical part of its business and a major growth driver for the company.

October 6, 2010

CVS Caremark has appointed Jonathan Roberts as COO of its pharmacy benefit management business. He...

September 30, 2010

October is American Pharmacists Month, and CVS Caremark has announced that it is recognizing its...

September 30, 2010

CVS/pharmacy's ninth annual in-store Research a Cure fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic...

September 26, 2010

If ever there was a time for retail pharmacists to assert their role and ride...

September 22, 2010

The independent pharmacy and pharmacy benefit management industries both praised new efforts by Congress and...

September 21, 2010

CVS Caremark's board of directors approved a quarterly dividend of 8.75 cents per share of...

September 14, 2010

CVS Caremark's Maintenance Choice program has equated to more consistency in maintenance medication refills for...

September 8, 2010

Consumers are much more likely to adhere to their prescription medication therapy if given “a...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. Consumers are much more likely to adhere to their prescription medication therapy if given “a clear and active choice” in recorded telephone prompts from their pharmacy, new research into patient compliance from CVS Caremark demonstrated.

 

September 7, 2010

CVS Caremark is partnering with nonprofit Direct Relief USA to offer up to $5 million...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. CVS Caremark is partnering with nonprofit Direct Relief USA to offer up to $5 million in free flu shots to community clinic and health center patients who lack health insurance, the company announced on Wednesday.

August 29, 2010

This year's CVS Caremark All Kids Can baseball camps brought together nine baseball teams, providing...

August 22, 2010

CVS/pharmacy, Boundless Playgrounds and Pepsi are teaming together to build a new playground for children...

August 22, 2010

Americans staggered by recession, loss of income and job worries have been making fewer trips...

August 22, 2010

Healthcare reform, a rise in patient visits and expanded service offerings are paving the way...

August 17, 2010

Preliminary findings from ongoing research on how consumers make healthcare choices indicated that if a...

August 2, 2010

Representatives of more than 130 retail pharmacy chains are gearing up for the 53rd annual...

July 21, 2010

Larry Merlo, president and COO of CVS Caremark and president of CVS/pharmacy, will kick off...