CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic Is First Retail Clinic Provider to Earn Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Three Consecutive Accreditation Periods
"This accreditation and our continued compliance with The Joint Commission's rigorous national standards is a testament to the outstanding clinical care delivered by MinuteClinic practitioners during the more than 13 million patient visits at our clinics to date," said
"Organizations that strive for accreditation in ambulatory care from
MinuteClinic medical clinics are open seven days a week with weekday evening hours. No appointment is required. Most visits are covered by insurance. For patients paying cash or credit, treatment prices are posted at each medical clinic and on www.minuteclinic.com. The cost for most treatment starts at
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants at MinuteClinic specialize in family health care and can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common family illnesses such as strep throat and ear, eye, sinus, bladder and bronchial infections. Minor wounds, abrasions, skin conditions and joint sprains are treated. In addition, MinuteClinic practitioners administer vaccinations, conduct physicals and wellness screenings, and offer monitoring and point-of-care testing for chronic conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure.
Founded in 1951,
MinuteClinic is the walk-in medical clinic inside CVS/pharmacy which is a division of
Carolyn Castel, +1-401-770-5717, CVS Caremark, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Brent Burkhardt, +1-410-986-1303, TBC (for MinuteClinic), email@example.com