Latest retail clinic news: CVS MinuteClinic announces app plans for 2016, the Walgreens-Rite Aid deal is getting a heavy look from federal regulators, and a great article from U.S. News and World Report about choosing health plans to match your drug prescription needs.
Continuing its mission to offer more health services for its customers/patients, CVS Health announced on October 5 that it will begin providing optical and hearing services.
Are you familiar with “telehealth” – seeing a physician virtually through a phone or tablet? This is a growing industry – and CVS is making it easier for people to “visit” doctors through their latest partnerships.
When you pick up your prescriptions or pain meds, do you visit a Target pharmacy? If so, you’ll soon see a different yet familiar company’s name above your pharmacist’s window: CVS.
CVS Health announced in a press release that its MinuteClinic walk-in health clinics have surpassed 25 million patient visits since launching the first clinic in 2000. Now with nearly 1,000 locations, MinuteClinic seems poised to continue as the market leader in the retail clinic space.
In a recent Forbes magazine article, the healthcare consulting group Merchant Medicine reported that there are now 836 MinuteClinic locations and 70 Target Clinic locations nationwide. These numbers are poised to increase soon. MinuteClinic was finally cleared to open retail clinics in Rhode Island in May after staunch opposition for the past nine years from physicians and other groups. And it plans to open […]
Two of the largest retail clinic changes in America recently made headlines with exciting news that speaks to the growth of these facilities in our healthcare delivery system. RediClinic, an operator of 30 retail clinics in the greater Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas, announced on April 10 that it had been acquired by the Rite Aid […]