Improving Your Health
At CVS Caremark, our purpose is to help people on their path to better health. We provide expert care and innovative solutions in pharmacy health care that are effective and easy for our customers, patients, plan sponsors and plan members.
Each year CVS Caremark analyzes drug trend performance for our pharmacy benefit management clients and makes this information available in our annual Insights report. Insights 2012 provides an overview of drug trend performance for each business segment and also highlights key factors influencing pharmacy care.
Jon Roberts, Chief Operating Officer of CVS Caremark talks about "Connected" the theme of the 2012 Insights Report. He comments on why being connected across the continuum is important for health care providers and how it impacts pharmacy care.
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.
There’s a lot of holiday hubbub to keep track of: from planning festive family visits to making gift lists to hosting that perfect seasonal soiree. But influenza can easily be the Grinch that steals your good cheer and, more seriously, your family’s health and well being. Why let 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.
More and more people are using social media to research healthcare issues and manage at least part of their healthcare profile. But a recent study shows that there is still a long way to go in terms of ensuring people find quality, verified and medically accurate information online.
The best thing you can do to prevent coming down with the flu is to receive a yearly vaccination. And CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic are here to help with flu vaccinations available at all 7,800 locations nationwide.
Believe it or not, it’s already time to start preparing for flu season. To help people fight the flu CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic have announced all 7,800 retail locations across the country will soon have flu shots available with no appointment necessary.
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.