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Medco Tops Fortune's Lists of 'World's Most Admired' Companies
Date:3/6/2009

Medco listed No. 1 in Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services category; No. 5 for innovation and No. 10 for people management worldwide

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), captured the No. 1 position within the Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services sector on Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies List. In addition, of all companies surveyed globally, Medco was ranked No. 5 in Innovation and No. 10 in People Management.

"To be ranked highest among our industry peers is a great honor that underscores the pioneering spirit of our people in forging a future in healthcare that improves clinical and financial outcomes for our clients and their members," said Medco Chairman and CEO David B. Snow, Jr.

Fortune, in partnership with the Hay Group, surveyed more than 650 companies across 64 industry sectors worldwide. To establish the rankings, company executives, board directors and outside analysts were asked to rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. Results are featured in the March 16th issue of Fortune magazine.

According to the Fortune survey, Medco received several industry and global honors:

  • No. 1 World's Most-Admired: "Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services" category -- with the industry's highest rank in seven attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, quality of products/services and global competitiveness.
  • No. 2 in the world in the "Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services" category for social responsibility and long-term investment.
  • No. 5 globally in Innovation.
  • No. 10 globally fo
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