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CVS’ Andrew Sussman to head university

CVS’ Andrew Sussman to head university

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada — Andrew Sussman, executive vice president of clinical services at CVS Health, has been named chief executive officer of St. George’s University in Grenada. St. George’s University said Sussman, also associate chief medical officer for CVS, will lead all of the institution’s executive functions, focusing in particular on expanding educational opportunities, programs,

CVS Pharmacy makes Colorado debut in Target

CVS Pharmacy makes Colorado debut in Target

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has set foot in Colorado, opening its first locations in the state inside Target Corp. stores. CVS Health said CVS pharmacies have opened at 39 Target stores in the Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins metropolitan areas. The pharmacies are operating under a store-within-a-store format branded as CVS Pharmacy. “We’re

MinuteClinics open in Dallas-Fort Worth Target stores

MinuteClinics open in Dallas-Fort Worth Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS MinuteClinic has opened eight new locations inside Target stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Parent company CVS Health said Tuesday that the new MinuteClinics are located in Allen, Denton, Flower Mound, Frisco (in two Target stores), Hurst, Plano and Watauga, Texas. Overall, MinuteClinic now has 50 walk-in medical clinics in

Digital tool helps MinuteClinic patients save time

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic, the retail clinic arm of CVS Health, has expanded its services and introduced a digital tool designed to make accessing those services more convenient for patients. New medical services on offer at the more than 1,100 retail medical clinics that MinuteClinic operates in CVS Pharmacy and Target Corp. stores nationwide include

CVS serves up MMR vaccine in Arizona

CVS serves up MMR vaccine in Arizona

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is making the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine readily available in Arizona to help contain a measles outbreak. The company said more than 140 CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations in Maricopa and Pinal counties, the areas exposed to confirmed cases of the illness, have MMR vaccinations available to protect patients against measles.

MinuteClinic unveils digital tool to quicken wait time

MinuteClinic unveils digital tool to quicken wait time

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic, the retail clinic arm of CVS Health, has introduced a new tool to speed up the wait time for patients by allowing them to hold a place in line from their smartphones, computers or tablets. MinuteClinic said Thursday that the new system is now available to patients visiting its locations inside

MinuteClinic partners with VA in Northern Calif.

MinuteClinic partners with VA in Northern Calif.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic aims to expand health care access for military veterans in Northern California via an affiliation with the Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VA Palo Alto HCS). The retail clinic operator said that through the initiative — which parent company CVS Health called a first of its kind

CVS expands hepatitis care services in Hawaii

CVS expands hepatitis care services in Hawaii

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has expanded health services at its Longs Drugs and MinuteClinic locations in Hawaii for people with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and other liver diseases. CVS said Monday that the initiative is part of a statewide effort to heighten awareness about the prevalence of hepatitis A, B and C in Hawaii

MinuteClinics open in Chicago-area Target stores

MinuteClinics open in Chicago-area Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic’s locations in the Chicago area now include Target stores. CVS Health said Monday that MinuteClinics have opened inside 13 Target stores in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake counties in Illinois. Chicago represents MinuteClinic’s largest metropolitan market in the United States. The new retail health clinics give MinuteClinic 56 locations overall in

MinuteClinic collaborates on telehealth service

MinuteClinic collaborates on telehealth service

BOSTON — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has teamed up with the Cleveland Clinic and American Well to provide telehealth services in Ohio and West Virginia. Telehealth solution provider American Well said Wednesday that the collaboration marks a first for the industry. Under the arrangement, American Well telehealth services will connect Cleveland Clinic providers with MinuteClinic customers

First MinuteClinics debut in Target stores

First MinuteClinics debut in Target stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has opened its first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside Target stores in the Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, N.C., markets. CVS said Tuesday that the clinics are located in three stores in Charlotte and Concord and eight stores in The Triangle in Apex, Carey, Durham, Raleigh and Wake Forest. All have been

CVS, MinuteClinic offer meningitis B vaccinations in Santa Clara

CVS, MinuteClinic offer meningitis B vaccinations in Santa Clara

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said it’s now providing meningitis B vaccines to people living in Santa Clara County, Calif., in response to confirmed cases of the disease on the Santa Clara University campus. CVS said Wednesday that 10 CVS Pharmacy drug stores and seven MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have the meningitis B immunization available.

First MinuteClinic inside a Navarro store debuts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has opened its first MinuteClinic inside a Navarro Discount Pharmacy store. The new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic inside the Navarro store in Miami Lakes, Fla., joins 22 other South Florida MinuteClinic locations inside selected CVS/pharmacy stores. CVS acquired Navarro in July 2014, and it acquired MinuteClinic in 2006. “This new

MinuteClinic marks decade of accreditation

MinuteClinic marks decade of accreditation

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic has achieved its third straight reaccreditation from The Joint Commission, a national health care evaluation and certifying agency. The CVS Health walk-in medical clinic subsidiary said Thursday that earning The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval demonstrates its compliance with the organization’s national standards for ambulatory health care quality and safety.