Exclusive Endorsements, Clinical Affiliations, Integration Agreements, Quarterly Dividends and Awareness Programs - Research Report on Walgreens, CVS Caremark, McKesson, Omnicare, and GNC

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Sep 27, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR), and GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Walgreen Company Research Report

On September 16, 2013, Walgreen Company (Walgreens) reported that the American Hospital Association (AHA) has exclusively endorsed Walgreens WellTransitions, recognizing the program for its medication adherence. According to the Company, the innovative, coordinated care program aimed at improving medication adherence has demonstrated reductions in hospital readmission rates by helping patients better understand prescription therapies during and after discharge. "Through WellTransitions, Walgreens pharmacy staff works closely with the hospital team to improve the transition of patients to their homes by educating and encouraging them to take their medications as prescribed," said Joel Wright, Group Vice President of Enterprise Specialty at Walgreens. "Medication non-adherence is a significant contributor to preventable readmissions, and by providing this level of personalized care, we can play an important role in helping more people get, stay and live well." The Full Research Report on Walgreen Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/844c_WAG]


CVS Caremark Corporation Research Report

On September 19, 2013, CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS Caremark) announced that its retail health care division, MinuteClinic, and health care network in northwest Florida, Baptist Health Care (Baptist) has entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to health care services in Escambia, Okaloosa, and Santa Rosa counties. Pursuant to the agreement, Baptist physicians will serve as medical directors for four MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Cantonment, Crestview, Gulf Breeze, and Niceville, as well as future locations in the region. Further, MinuteClinic and Baptist will collaborate on patient education and disease management initiatives. The Full Research Report on CVS Caremark Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/f53e_CVS]


McKesson Corporation Research Report

On September 24, 2013, McKesson Corporation (McKesson) announced that its division, McKesson Specialty Health, together with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the US Oncology Network, has entered into agreements to provide future integration with Elekta and Varian that is expected to enhance the ability to provide cancer patients with evidence-based quality care. The Companies informed that by integrating with two leading oncology information systems-Elekta's MOSAIQ and Varian's ARIA, the power of Clear Value Plus will be improved for practices using those platforms. Also, the Companies believe that the agreements to integrate the Elekta and Varian oncology information systems with the Clear Value Plus platform in an open, standards-based integration of technology will provide physicians with access to quality support and reporting solutions, as well as Value Pathways treatment options. Further, NCCN's Value Pathways, which are incorporated into Clear Value Plus, will expand to include radiation oncology in 2014. The Full Research Report on McKesson Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a057_MCK]


Omnicare, Inc. Research Report

On September 12, 2013, Omnicare, Inc.'s (Omnicare) Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share on the Company's common stock. Omnicare informed that the dividend is payable on September 27, 2013, to stockholders of record as of September 23, 2013. The Full Research Report on Omnicare, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ef9e_OCR]


GNC Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) announced that it is partnering with 57 of its third party vendors, in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2013. The Company informed that its customers will be invited to join in support of this important cause starting October 1, 2013, by making $1, $5, and $10 donations at any of GNC's US retail corporate and franchise locations, as well as online at the Company's website. Janelle Hail, Founder and CEO of NBCF said, "Through their partnership with NBCF, they will also be helping us save lives. Early detection of breast cancer is critical to survival, but so many women in America don't have access to the resources they need to detect it early. GNC's generous donation will help us provide free mammograms and patient navigation services for underserved woman in all 50 states."  The Full Research Report on GNC Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/54b0_GNC]



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