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CVS Caremark Names Andrew J. Sussman, M.D., as President/Chief Operating Officer of MinuteClinic

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has named Andrew J. Sussman, M.D., as the new President/Chief Operating Officer of MinuteClinic, the company's retail-based health clinic subsidiary, and as Senior Vice President/Associate Chief Medical Officer of CVS Caremark. In his new roles, Dr. Sussman will be responsible for all clinical services and daily operations for MinuteClinic's 500 locations across 25 states. Dr. Sussman will also take charge of the continued development of MinuteClinic in retail health care services.

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Sussman was most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of UMass Memorial Medical Center, the major teaching affiliate of UMass Medical School, and also served as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Before joining UMass Memorial in May 2004, Dr. Sussman served as Chief Medical Officer of the Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization. At Brigham and Women's Hospital he also practiced primary care internal medicine and taught as an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Sussman is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, and earned an M.B.A. from Boston University School of Management. He is listed among America's Best Doctors.

"We're thrilled to have Andy Sussman joining the MinuteClinic and CVS Caremark teams," said Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "Andy has an outstanding background and expertise in both the clinical practice of medicine as well as health care system management. His experience in health systems, provider risk sharing and compensation, medical management, quality improvement, health care finance and integrated clinical network operations will be a tremendous asset as we continue to evolve the MinuteClinic retail health care model."

MinuteClinic has generated more than 4 million patient visits since its inception in 2000, with a 95 percent customer satisfaction rating. A recognized leader in patient-centric health care, MinuteClinic consistently brings innovation to the marketplace and sets new standards for clinical quality that exceed the national guidelines established for store-based clinics by the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. MinuteClinic was the first retail health care provider to receive accreditation from The Joint Commission, the national evaluation and certifying agency for nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the U.S.

Sussman succeeds Chip Phillips who served as President of MinuteClinic since May 2008. Phillips has accepted a new role at CVS Caremark as President of TheraCom, a CVS Caremark company that provides support to biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers to help assure the successful commercialization of their specialty products. TheraCom also services patient communities and their unique needs by providing responsive, quality care with the highest levels of customer service.

About CVS Caremark

CVS Caremark is the largest provider of prescriptions in the nation. The Company fills or manages more than 1 billion prescriptions annually. Through its unmatched breadth of service offerings, CVS Caremark is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. The Company is uniquely positioned to effectively manage costs and improve health care outcomes through its more than 6,900 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, General information about CVS Caremark is available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site, at, as well as through the press room section of the Company's Web site, at

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