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Medco's Willingboro Automated Pharmacy: 500 Million Prescriptions and Counting
Date:4/1/2011

WILLINGBORO, N.J., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than 10 years after dispensing its first prescription, Medco Health Solutions, Inc.'s (NYSE: MHS) fully automated pharmacy in Willingboro dispensed its 500 millionth prescription, securing its position as one of the world's largest pharmacies based upon the number of prescriptions filled.

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"This milestone is significant because it demonstrates Medco's vast capabilities in delivering smarter medicine safely, conveniently and efficiently to our members' homes," said Kenny Klepper, Medco President and Chief Operating Officer. "The state-of-the-art technologies and clinical innovations we use at the Willingboro pharmacy, as well as our automated pharmacies in Las Vegas and Indiana, enable Medco pharmacists to focus on providing advanced pharmacy and clinical care, driving down healthcare costs and improving medication safety for Medco's 65 million members."

Dispensing prescriptions to all 50 states, the Willingboro pharmacy is also home to the Medco Immunology and HIV Therapeutic Resource Center® (TRC).  The Medco specialist pharmacists who work in this TRC provide patients who have complex medication regimens with highly personalized care designed to help improve and maintain health, enhance safety and help reduce costs. These specialist pharmacists are specifically trained in HIV and immunology, are aided by a fully wired and integrated data system, and are uniquely able to provide in-depth counseling to patients and address gaps in care that may be impacting their health.

High-Speed Accuracy

The Willingboro pharmacy can dispense more than one million prescriptions each week, and up to 99 percent of the orders processed are mailed out to patients within 48 hours after they are received at the pharmacy.  


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