Collaboration Provides Consumers with Secure Access to their Health Information and the Ability to Manage their Information Online
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark today announced an extension to its partnership with Google Health, which will enable consumers who utilize the company's pharmacy benefit management services to securely store, organize and manage their prescription history information online. Consumers are now able to link their http://www.caremark.com account to Google Health in order to securely import their prescription history into their Google Health Personal Health Record (PHR). Access to this information can further facilitate and enhance communications between consumers and their health care providers.
"We are excited to be able to provide our PBM clients and their customers with the ability to securely import their individual prescription histories into a Google Health PHR," said Jon Roberts, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at CVS Caremark. "Our partnership with Google Health underscores our commitment to facilitating greater consumer engagement in health care and enables us to provide our clients and customers with innovative health and pharmacy services that are safe, affordable and easy to access."
"For example, one of our PBM clients, CDPHP(R) based in Albany, NY, is working with us to provide the patients the support with connectivity to Google Health given their strong belief in the importance of ensuring open communication and information sharing with patients and their health care providers," said Roberts.
All CVS Caremark PBM clients have been provided with the opportunity to
make this connectivity with Google Health available to their plan
participants and, to date, many CVS Caremark clients have chosen to make
this offering available. As of today, many CVS Caremark plan participants
are able to securely i
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