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Nursing within CVS Caremark's Pharmacy Benefit Management business unit is centered on patient education and disease management. The ultimate goal of our nurses is to teach patients how to improve their health and have the best quality of life possible while managing their diseases. Whether in person or by phone, all of our nurses celebrate and champion our company’s vision on improving the quality of human life.

CVS Caremark

 •  June 15

06.15.17Prescription drug prices continue to be a serious concern as rising prices outpace overall health care inflation. In 2015 alone, 16.7 percent of all U.S. health care dollars was spent on prescription drugs. This rise in costs not only places a heavy burden on patients and payors, it ultimately affects U.S. taxpayers. To understand the...

CVS Caremark

 •  June 10

Trip Hofer, Vice President of Product Development at CVS Specialty, recently spoke at the AHIP Institute and Expo on the unique challenges and opportunities of managing specialty drugs across pharmacy and medical benefits. Here, he discusses how we use technology to enhance payors’ visibility and control of their specialty pharmacy claims, which...

CVS Caremark

 •  July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016Papatya Tankut, R.Ph.You may have noticed a recent increase in news coverage about naloxone (also known by the brand name Narcan), a lifesaving drug that can quickly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. More police and fire departments are carrying naloxone as standard procedure, and evolving state regulations now...

CVS Caremark

 •  July 20, 2016

The statistics tell a troubling story: Chronic disease is the leading causes of death and disability in the United States: one in two American adults has at least one chronic condition. Heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity and arthritis are the most common, costly and preventable diseases1. Between now and 2030, the cumulative...

CVS Caremark

 •  May 26, 2016

You’ve just had orthopedic surgery and have developed a post-operative infection. As part of your recovery regimen, your doctor suggests intravenous antibiotic therapy. Would you prefer to extend your stay in the hospital during your treatment or be discharged and receive this therapy in the comfort of your own home?Historically, this type of care...

CVS Caremark

 •  May 23, 2016

CVS Pharmacy today announced the company will launch digital receipts as a new option for all members of its ExtraCare Rewards program. The new option for digital receipts will roll out in early June and eventually be available in 7,900 retail locations. Customers will have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving paper receipts for all in-store...

CVS Caremark

 •  May 11, 2016

Each year in May, health care organizations across the country celebrate National Nurses Week — a time to recognize and thank the nurses who provide outstanding patient care and make extraordinary contributions to their communities. CVS Health employs highly skilled registered nurses across our enterprise who specialize in a variety of nursing...

CVS Caremark

 •  May 5, 2016

Understanding public sentiment and knowledge about prescription drug abuse, particularly opioid painkillers, is an important part of designing solutions to the problem. An April 2016 poll of 2,000 registered voters conducted in partnership with Morning Consult yielded insights on how people store and dispose of their prescription medicines.Drug...

CVS Caremark

 •  March 2, 2016

Across the country, many lives in the communities we serve are being touched by the opioid abuse epidemic. The problem is a complex one, with many causes and challenges, but CVS Health is working hard to address the effects of prescription drug abuse and prevent it from affecting more lives. We are committed to raising awareness through youth...

CVS Caremark

 •  February 3, 2016

We are incredibly excited about this week’s grand opening of our first CVS Pharmacy in Target locations. This is an important milestone as we begin serving patients from more than 1,600 Target stores across the United States. As we prepared for this day, we asked Target pharmacy guests what mattered most to them. As you might expect, service,...