Health Care Outcomes
Our customers engage with CVS Caremark in our stores, in our health clinics, at our retail and mail-order pharmacies and via our websites. Our initiatives and programs all are designed with one thing in mind: improving quality of life for health care consumers.
In December we shared with you that pharmacists are among the most trusted professionals. It seems that trusted advice has quantifiable benefits. CVS Caremark's Pharmacy Advisor program is putting people with diabetes on a path to better health, and there is now a study proving it.
Coverage improved and prescription costs dropped for Medicare Part D enrollees between 2006 and 2007. That's the finding of a new study in American Economic Review by researchers from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, The University of Texas at Austin and CVS Caremark.
Continuing to offer employee's health care insurance is the best way to ensure a healthy and productive workforce. That was the advice of CVS Caremark Chief Medical Officer Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH, in comments made to the National Business Group on Health.
We joined with the National Association of Counties to announce some good news last week -- data showing that residents of counties participating in NACo’s Prescription Discount Card program, which we administer, had saved more than $107 million on their prescription medicines in 2010.
According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recap of flu outbreaks over the past 30 years, influenza typically peaks in February.
In honor of D-Blog Day, an effort to rally bloggers to help raise diabetes awareness, we contribute to the theme of "six things you want people to know about diabetes."
Maintenance Choice helped US Airways employees and dependants with chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol post double-digit increases in adherence in one year’s time.
We are announcing an important new partnership today: a collaboration with Direct Relief USA to offer up to $5 million in free flu shots to uninsured patients of community clinics and health centers across the country.
With influenza causing thousands of deaths in the United States every year and the 2010-2011 flu season around the corner, CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic today announced the availability of flu shots at all of their locations nationwide.
To help our PBM clients and the broader health care community better understand the factors affecting prescription spending today, we have published INSIGHTS 2010, a new annual CVS Caremark report providing forecasts through 2012 and an overview of our research into pharmacy care topics.