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Sussman will head MinuteClinic at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark Corp. has named Dr. Andrew Sussman president and chief operating officer of its MinuteClinic business. In addition, he has been made CVS Caremark’s senior vice president and associate chief medical officer. Sussman was previously executive vice president and chief operating officer of UMass Memorial Medical Center, the major teaching arm

RxImpact Day hits Washington

WASHINGTON — More than 100 community pharmacy advocates from over 30 states met with legislators as part of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ inaugural RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill on June 17. The meetings were supplemented by approximately 1,000 letters submitted through NACDS’ RxImpact web site as part of a grassroots campaign to

Rx groups file brief in AWP suit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) have filed with a federal appeals court a legal brief challenging the First Data­Bank and Medi-Span Inc. settlements, which reduce average wholesale prices (AWPs). The two trade associations were joined in the brief by pharmacies asserting that the AWP

CVS starts consumer ‘engine’

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — This quarter CVS Caremark Corp. is slated to begin piloting its Consumer Engagement Engine, a data integration and intelligence solution that is designed to boost prescription drug adherence and effectiveness by providing a comprehensive view of the customer. Executive vice president and chief medical officer Troy Brennan outlined the system and its

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