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The Pathway to Excellence is a global credential that highlights MinuteClinicâ€™s commitment to creating a healthy work environment where advanced practice nurses and allied health care professionals feel valued.
MinuteClinic, CVS Health’s retail medical clinic, has received the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
The Pathway to Excellence is a global credential that highlights the receiver's commitment to creating a healthy work environment, and one where advanced practice nurses and allied health care professionals feel valued.
MinuteClinic is the first retail health care organization to achieve this recognition. This designation helps the CVS Health retail clinic position itself as a leader in quality of care, patient and nursing safety, and the future of health care delivery.
"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," said Angela Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP, Vice President and Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer of MinuteClinic, in a prepared statement. "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."
MinuteClinic received ANCC pathway to excellence designation for its commitment to a positive practice environment and culture of sustained excellence [news release]. Woonsocket, R.I.: PR Newswire; September 25, 2019. https://prnmedia.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minuteclinic-receives-ancc-pathway-to-excellence-designation-for-its-commitment-to-a-positive-practice-environment-and-a-culture-of-sustained-excellence-300924932.html. Accessed September 25, 2019.