Navigation Links
CVS Caremark Showcases Workplace and Marketplace Diversity at 2011 National Urban League Conference

BOSTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider, will welcome thousands of delegates to the 2011 National Urban League Conference as a title sponsor of the event that is taking place in Boston this week.


"We are excited to partner with the National Urban League and to support this important event," said Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark.  

"Like the Urban League, we value diversity and share a common belief in the importance of revitalizing local communities and creating a more diverse workforce," Merlo added.  "That's why we are exploring a deeper partnership with the Urban League that will leverage their grassroots reach into multi-cultural communities with the goal of helping people build prosperous careers."

CVS Caremark focuses its diversity strategy on a number of objectives including reflecting the marketplaces it serves, and leveraging workplace relationships by creating and sustaining an environment of inclusion. The Company also creates workplace policies, practices and programs that enable all colleagues to perform at their highest potential and ensure alignment with and engagement of all key external customers, clients, communities and constituents.

"Employers know what skills they want in their workforces, but they often lack full access to communities where they can identify and foster the talent they need for today and tomorrow," said David Casey, Vice President of Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer at CVS Caremark. "A big part of the role of corporate talent acquisition is to deliver the right people in the right roles at the right time in the right places.  Given the rapidly changing dynamics of the communities from which we draw talent, diversity has to be top of mind for any company that wants to remain relevant and competitive."

During the NUL Conference, CVS Caremark will also participate in the Career Expo and will have a booth at the Exhibition Hall where conference-goers can have free health screenings and consultations with pharmacists and nurse practitioners, get free make-overs and receive free samples of CVS/pharmacy-branded products.

About CVS CaremarkCVS Caremark is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States with integrated offerings across the entire spectrum of pharmacy care. We are uniquely positioned to engage plan members in behaviors that improve their health and to lower overall health care costs for health plans, plan sponsors and their members. CVS Caremark is a market leader in mail order pharmacy, retail pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, and retail clinics, and is a leading provider of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans. As one of the country's largest pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), we provide access to a network of approximately 65,000 pharmacies, including more than 7,200 CVS/pharmacy® stores that provide unparalleled service and capabilities. Our clinical offerings include our signature Pharmacy Advisor program as well as innovative generic step therapy and genetic benefit management programs that promote more cost effective and healthier behaviors and improve health care outcomes. General information about CVS Caremark is available through the Company's website at Media Contacts:Sarah FaithCarolyn CastelWeber Shandwick

CVS Caremark(617) 520-7049


Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. CVS Caremark Corporation to Hold Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call
2. Access Pharmaceuticals MuGard Added to CVS Caremarks Pharmacy Benefit Network
3. CVS Caremark, Harvard and Brigham and Womens Research Shows Generic Medications are Changing the Economics of Treating Chronically Ill Patients
4. CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
5. CVS Caremark to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Consumer Conference
6. CVS Caremark and Area Colleagues Provide $40,000 of Support to Tornado Relief Efforts in Joplin, MO
7. CVS Caremark Awarded Integrated 3-Year Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Contract
8. CVS Caremark Developing New Ways to Help Patients Take Medications as Directed
9. CVS Caremark Research Tailors Consumer Communications to Encourage Better Medication Behavior
10. CVS Caremark to Present at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
11. CVS Caremark to Participate in the Citi Investment Research 2011 Global Consumer Conference
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015  Today AVACEN Medical announced the issue of United ... Energy Including Blood Viscosity Adjustment ". This patent shields the company,s AVACEN 100 dry heat therapy ... Method. Photo - ... ... ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ENL) today ... will discuss corporate updates at the 27 th Annual ... on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1 p.m. ET. ... then the link to the event. Participants should allow approximately ... the site and download any streaming media software needed to ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... NEW YORK , November 25, 2015 ... global market of self-monitoring blood glucose devices was valued ... to grow with a CAGR of 5.7% during 2015 ... increasing geriatric population and increasing prevalence of diabetes. In ... about diabetes care is also contributing to the growth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... As ... Water For Empowerment ™ attracts volunteers together who want to combine talents and ... as key stakeholders in the process. The non-profit launched its first major fundraiser ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dr. John Pierce, Medical Director at the Ageless ... treatment with the Capillus272™ Pro laser therapy cap. FDA cleared for safety and efficacy, ... without the need for surgery, prescription pills, or topical foams. , “Capillus272™ Pro ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Lakeview Health, a Jacksonville-based drug ... their sobriety and show through pictures what a positive difference it makes. The ... with the hashtag #FacesOfGratitude on their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Short ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... On November 23rd 2015 Cozy Products, a division of Bird-X ... Products explains what this means for business moving forward. , The Tri Lite heater ... model: to sell personal heaters that reduce energy consumption, are economical and keep people ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In an ongoing Clinical Study conducted by an independent physician, ... Angel is evaluating the efficacy of its product and its disinfection protocol. This study ... from May 2014 through October 2015 at a 360-bed, acute-care, academic medical center located ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):