CVS

08/15/2013 - 11:41am

According to a new survey from CVS/pharmacy, less than half of those surveyed (46%) were more likely to get a flu shot this year following last season's late flu outbreak. However, many more (59%) said they consider it a social responsibility to get the flu shot every year in order to keep their community healthy and minimize the spread of the influenza virus.

08/13/2013 - 2:33pm

CVS Caremark has been named a Care Coordination and Clinical Integration Best Practice Award finalist by URAC, a healthcare accreditation organization. CVS Caremark is one of seven finalists in this category, selected from entries across the nation by a distinguished panel of judges.

08/12/2013 - 1:24pm

Moberg Pharma AB announced its U.S. launch of Kerasal NeuroCream, an over-the-counter pain relieving foot cream.

08/08/2013 - 5:05pm

Even though section 1201 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — the section that enables health payers to charge a 50% premium on smokers — won't go into effect until 2015, smoking cessation will be a growing category in 2014.

08/08/2013 - 5:05pm

One of the biggest problems with the healthcare reform law is that a lot of people out there don't fully understand it. To educate the general public about the law, a few organizations have come up with simple, online tools aimed at dispelling the confusion.

08/08/2013 - 1:10pm

CVS Caremark has announced that Accordant Health Services has launched an updated website and member portal, which provides new features and services for program members and helps support and improve member engagement and participation for clients.

08/08/2013 - 10:46am

CVS/pharmacy announced on Thursday the launch of a new online Drug Information Center on CVS.com, which was developed to help consumers take control of their health by providing them with drug information and a variety of innovative resources.

08/07/2013 - 1:10pm

CVS/pharmacy is gearing up for back-to-school season with a new "Classroom Gift Card" promotion that allows customers to earn gift cards when shopping for essentials at more than 7,500 locations nationwide.

Running from Aug. 11 to 31, members of the ExtraCare program will receive a $5 CVS/pharmacy gift card after spending $20 on select items featured in the weekly circular.

08/06/2013 - 11:21am

During Tuesday morning’s second-quarter conference call with analysts, CVS Caremark executives said they were pleased with the “strong” operating results enterprise-wide and expressed optimism looking ahead as it continues to position itself along the front lines of health care and leverage the upcoming changes under health reform.

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