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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... 

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