CVS Health’s MinuteClinic receives Pathway to Excellence designation

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CVS Health’s MinuteClinic receives Pathway to Excellence designation


CVS Health announced that its retail medical clinic has received a designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, or ANCC.

MinuteClinic has joined the list of organizations with the Pathway to Excellence designation, which is global credential that highlights its commitment to creating a healthy work environment where advanced practice nurses and allied health care professionals feel empowered and valued, the Woonsocket, R.I.-based retailer said.

“We are honored to receive this important designation, which confirms the focused work we have undertaken at MinuteClinic to create a culture of nursing and professional practice excellence that supports our providers as clinicians, professionals and people,” Angela Patterson, the vice president and chief nurse practitioner officer of MinuteClinic, said. “We are proud of the culture we have created to empower our providers and enable them to focus on their purpose of delivering safe, high quality care to help our patients on their path to better health.”

As part of the Pathway organization, MinuteClinic looks to enhance the quality of care, patient and nursing safety, as well as the future if health care delivery, the company said.

“We congratulate MinuteClinic for achieving Pathway to Excellencedesignation and commend their leaders and front-line staff for committing to the journey of ensuring a positive practice environment for their nurses and other health care team members,” said Christine Pabico, director of the Pathway to Excellence Program, said. “We are proud to have Minute Clinic join the esteemed group of organizations that empower nurses and recognize the contributions they make to health and health care.”

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