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Medco CEO: Health IT Provides the Foundation for 'Real' Health Care Reform
Date:3/18/2009

pharmacy initiatives.

Challenging the status quo

"We all can agree on the critical need to reform health care in America, and now is the time. We must overcome the barriers of technology, cost and inertia -- which preserve the status quo of inefficiency -- in order to relieve the health care cost-burden on individuals, employers and government," Snow said.

Snow's remarks today build on his vision for health reform first released last fall in an address at the National Press Club. Combined with the $680 billion savings related to health care IT, a comprehensive effort to promote healthy lifestyles through prevention wellness has the potential to reduce health care expenditures by an additional $320 billion -- trimming America's overall health care spending by about $1 trillion -- nearly 50 percent.

About Medco

Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is a leading health care company, serving the needs of more than 60 million people. Medco, the world's most advanced pharmacy(R), provides clinically driven pharmacy services designed to improve the quality of care and lower total health care costs for private and public employers, health plans, labor unions and government agencies of all sizes, and for individuals served by Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans. Through its unique Medco Therapeutic Resource Centers(R) and the Accredo Health Group, Medco's Specialty Pharmacy, the company is creating innovative models for the care of patients with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -- a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 51 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenues of more than
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