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CVS Caremark MinuteClinic President Discusses Primary Care Innovation at London Healthcare Conferences
Date:3/14/2013

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Sussman, M.D., President, MinuteClinic and Senior Vice President/Associate Chief Medical Officer of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), travelled to London this week to discuss how MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's provider of retail-based medical clinics, is improving care and access at substantially lower cost.

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On Tuesday, March 12, Sussman participated in the Innovation in Primary Care panel at the Improving the Quality of Primary Care: An International Perspective Conference. The event was hosted by Lord Ara Darzi , Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London's Centre for Health Policy, and Sir David Nicholson , Chief Executive of the National Health Service in England. The following day, Sussman took part in the Innovation Goes Global panel at the 2013 Healthcare Innovation Expo, an event that features some of the world's most inspiring healthcare innovations and discussions with national and international healthcare experts.

"The innovations we are employing at MinuteClinic to deliver easily accessible, low cost, evidence-based care are applicable to health systems outside the United States," said Sussman.

MinuteClinic is the largest retail medical clinic provider in the United States, with 640 locations in 25 states. The clinics provide convenient, high-quality care for both acute needs, as well as services like sports and camp physicals, vaccinations and chronic disease monitoring. MinuteClinic has been adding locations and increa
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