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First MinuteClinic opens in Navarro store

First MinuteClinic opens in Navarro store

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic has opened its first walk-in medical clinic inside a Navarro Discount Pharmacy store. The new MinuteClinic is located in the Navarro store at 16801 NW 67th St. in Miami Lakes, Fla. CVS Health, the parent of MinuteClinic, acquired Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a Hispanic-owned drug chain serving the Miami area, in September

CVS backs provider collaboration initiative

WASHINGTON — Improved coordination between primary care providers and retail pharmacies and clinics is the aim of a collaboration announced earlier this month between the Health is Primary campaign and CVS Health. The partnership will advocate for patient access to coordinated, continuous care and help ensure all consumers have access to a primary care provider,

CVS partners with campaign to drive primary care

CVS partners with campaign to drive primary care

WASHINGTON — CVS Health is collaborating with the “Health is Primary” campaign of Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth) to spur coordination of care between primary care providers and retail pharmacies and clinics, including CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic. FMAHealth said Friday that through the initiative, Health is Primary and CVS Health will educate consumers about the

MinuteClinic opens first Maine locations

MinuteClinic opens first Maine locations

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has expanded to another state with its first walk-in medical clinics in Maine. MinuteClinic said Wednesday that it has opened retail clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores in Portland and South Portland. State Sen. Anne Haskell is slated to participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Portland clinic. Altogether in New

MinuteClinic hits the 1,000 mark

MinuteClinic hits the 1,000 mark

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic segment of CVS Health, has opened its 1,000th location nationwide. CVS said its newest clinic opened its doors Thursday on Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. “This 1,000th clinic milestone reflects our commitment to expand much needed access to health care across the United States,” MinuteClinic president Andrew

CVS grows health care arsenal

CVS grows health care arsenal

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy is adding hearing centers in seven stores and providing optical services in another five. The hearing centers are debuting in greater Dallas and Cleveland, while the vision services will be unveiled around Washington, D.C./Baltimore. “Hearing and optical services are a great fit with the existing health offerings in our stores, including

CVS to roll out hearing, optical services

CVS to roll out hearing, optical services

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy plans to add hearing centers in seven stores and provide optical services in another five stores. CVS said Monday that the hearing centers are launching this month at stores in the greater Dallas and Cleveland areas, while the vision services will be offered later this fall inside stores within the Washington,

Telehealth push is initiated at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is working with telehealth companies American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc to explore how direct-to-consumer telehealth, retail pharmacy and retail clinic providers can improve patient care. The telehealth firms will begin receiving referred CVS customers as well as referring their own customers to 150 retail clinics in six states

CVS: Patients give high marks to telehealth

CVS: Patients give high marks to telehealth

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Retail clinic patients find the telehealth experience very satisfying, according to a CVS Health Research Institute study of a pilot program at MinuteClinic. CVS said Tuesday that satisfaction with quality of care and other factors were measured among patients participating in a telehealth technology pilot conducted at MinuteClinic locations in California and

MinuteClinic sets foot in Topeka

MinuteClinic sets foot in Topeka

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has opened its first MinuteClinic retail health clinic in Topeka, Kan. The company said Topeka Mayor Larry Wolgast will join CVS Health and MinuteClinic executives today at the grand opening for the new walk-in medical clinic, located inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 3901 SW 21st St. “Targeted expansion into markets

HHS’ myhealthfinder is featured by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is making an online health tool developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) available via the CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic websites. Called myhealthfinder, the tool provides recommendations from government-recognized clinical experts for preventive care services — many available at MinuteClinic and CVS/pharmacy — based on patients’ age and

CVS, HHS team up to promote online health tool

CVS, HHS team up to promote online health tool

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to promote myhealthfinder, an online health tool. CVS said Tuesday that it’s the first national partner to work with HHS to take advantage of the department’s technology-based tools, developed by its Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

MinuteClinic tops 25 million patient visits

MinuteClinic tops 25 million patient visits

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic has reached a service milestone, surpassing 25 million patient visits since opening the nation’s first retail clinic in 2000. Parent company CVS Health said Tuesday that MinuteClinic is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing provider of retail health clinics, with nearly 1,000 clinics located inside CVS/pharmacy stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.  MinuteClinic was acquired by