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Mega-merger turns spotlight on MinuteClinic

Mega-merger turns spotlight on MinuteClinic

While the changes that CVS Health’s $69 billion deal to buy Aetna may bring to the health care sector remain unclear, it’s very likely that a big beneficiary of deal would be MinuteClinic, says one market researcher. “Now these retail clinics in effect become in-house health care providers for Aetna,” explained Bruce Carlson, publisher at

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

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

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.

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

Competition escalates in retail clinic arena

Competition escalates in retail clinic arena

NEW YORK — The retail health clinic market is seeing competition intensify as the leading players expand their reach with new locations. Market leader MinuteClinic, part of CVS Health, got a big boost last month with CVS’ $1.9 billion deal to buy the pharmacy and clinic business of Target Corp. With the move, the approximately

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

The Little Clinic earns Joint Commission Golden Seal

The Little Clinic earns Joint Commission Golden Seal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Little Clinic has earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for the third straight time. A Kroger Co. subsidiary, the retail health clinic operator said Monday that it initially earned accreditation in 2009, followed by reaccreditation in 2012 and 2015. The reaccreditation process occurs every three years. In its certification

CVS forms new clinical affiliations in Illinois, Arizona

CVS forms new clinical affiliations in Illinois, Arizona

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has entered into clinical affiliations with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., and its Arizona Connected Care accountable care organization. CVS said Tuesday that through the clinical collaborations it will provide prescription and visit information to the health providers via the integration of