Health in Action

Health in Action

Our Prescription for a Better World framework is organized around three key pillars: building healthy communities (Health in Action), protecting the planet (Planet in Balance) and creating economic opportunities (Leader in Growth). Each pillar is supported by strategic priorities and goals. 

The focus of our Health in Action pillar is centered on 3 strategic priorities.

  • Accessible and affordable health care
  • Support for patients with chronic diseases
  • Patient and customer well-being and safety

To learn more about the Health in Action strategic priorities and their associated goals, refer to the Health in Action section of our Prescription for a Better World CSR report.

Content from this campaign

CVS Caremark Announces New Clinical Affiliation with MedStar Health
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ --CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health care system with ten hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, which will enhance...
Aug 28, 2014 10:35 AM ET
CVS/pharmacy Earns First-Ever Community Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC
WOONSOCKET, R.I. and WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- CVS/pharmacy and URAC announced today that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have...
Jul 31, 2014 12:50 PM ET
CVS Caremark and IBM Announce the "Technology Solutions for Smarter Health" Program in Partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), in partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM), announced a $1.5 million commitment to the "Technology Solutions for Smarter Health" grant program in...
Jul 23, 2014 12:00 PM ET
CVS Caremark CSR: Health in Action
The role of health care in the United States is evolving at breakneck speed. More Americans are becoming insured, the baby boomer population is rapidly aging, and there is a steady rise in the prevalence of chronic disease. While demand for health care services is increasing, the number of family practice physicians is decreasing, and our nation may not be producing as many qualified health...
Jun 12, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Support National Public Health Week and Build Healthier Communities Nationwide
By Eileen Howard Boone, President, CVS Caremark Charitable Trust; Malvise A. Scott, Senior Vice President for Programs and Planning, National Association of Community Health Centers This week marks National Public Health Week, a time to highlight issues that are important to improving the health of our nation. As we reflect on the state of the nation's health and the recent...
Apr 14, 2014 2:00 PM ET