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

Health in Action: Our Commitment to Community Health
Our foundation, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, has made a $5 million commitment to expanding access to quality health care nationwide through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC), the School-Based Health Alliance, and the second year of the "Innovations in Community Health" grant program in partnership with the National Association of Community...
Apr 8, 2014 12:20 PM ET
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests Millions of Dollars in Access to Health Care for Underserved Populations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust , a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation...
Apr 4, 2014 1:00 PM ET
CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco at all CVS/pharmacy Locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 05, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. “Ending the sale...
Feb 5, 2014 1:05 PM ET
CVS Caremark Donates $1.3M from 2013 Charity Classic to Area Nonprofits
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — During the holiday season, 81 area nonprofit organizations received funds from the CVS Caremark Charity Classic at a recently held presentation at CVS Caremark’s headquarters. As the largest charitable sporting event in Rhode Island that attracts world-class golfers, the tournament donated $1.3 million in 2013 to organizations across Southern New England, bringing the...
Jan 7, 2014 3:15 PM ET