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RediClinic goes live with redesigned website

RediClinic goes live with redesigned website

HOUSTON — RediClinic has launched a redesigned website that aims to make it easier for people to access care as well as information on its services and health topics. The Rite Aid Corp. retail clinic subsidiary said Tuesday that at the new RediClinic.com, patients can make an appointment with one click, customize their RediClinic experience,

More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and health care and benefits provider Kaiser Permanente have opened the first of five CareClinic in-store clinics planned for this year. The Seattle-area drug chain said a CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente location opened Monday at 21615 Pacific Highway South in Des Moines, Wash. The new clinic will provide preventive health care

Retail clinic visitors tend to see doctor regularly

Retail clinic visitors tend to see doctor regularly

In recent years, physician groups have knocked the growth of retail health clinics as an encroachment on their turf. But health care market researcher Kalorama Information says that’s not necessarily the case. Consumers who have visited a retail clinic in the past year are much more apt to have seen a physician in that time

Walgreens shifts clinics in South Florida to UHealth

Walgreens shifts clinics in South Florida to UHealth

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In its latest retail clinic partnership, Walgreens is transitioning 17 Healthcare Clinics in South Florida to the University of Miami Health System (UHealth). Walgreens also said Wednesday that it will soon open pharmacies at three UHealth facilities and serve as the exclusive retail pharmacy provider. UHealth will manage and provide all clinical

Report tracks in-store clinic surge

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The number of retail health clinics in the United States has increased by 38% to 2,215 since 2011, mostly as a result of expansion of the concept by major drug store chains, according to a new report from Kalorama ­Information. The report forecasts that the concept’s financial success and the growing acceptance

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

RediClinic allies with Phila.-area health network

RediClinic allies with Phila.-area health network

PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corp.’s RediClinic has allied with regional health care provider Aria Health, a move that will bring the retail clinic operator’s services to more people in the greater Philadelphia area. Plans call for RediClinic and Aria Health to implement clinical integration initiatives that will facilitate collaboration between RediClinic practitioners and Aria Health-affiliated

Walgreens enlists partner for Chicagoland clinics

Walgreens enlists partner for Chicagoland clinics

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is turning over the operation of 56 Healthcare Clinics at stores in the greater Chicagoland area to Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois. The drug chain said Monday that Advocate will lease the space to operate the clinics in the Walgreens stores. Plans call for the clinics to

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

More CareClinics open at Bartell Drugs

More CareClinics open at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and Group Health Cooperative have opened two new CareClinics at the drug chain’s stores in Sammamish and Greenwood, Wash. With the new retail clinic locations, there are now five CareClinics operating in Bartell Drugs stores. “Bartell Drugs guests have told us they want the ability to get care and treatment as

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