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•  Hy-Vee announced that it has hired Dr. Daniel Fick to be its new Chief Medical Officer, responsible for overseeing the retailer's existing health and medical programs and developing new initiatives for both customers and employees.

According to the company, "Fick comes to Hy-Vee from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, where he is a clinical professor of family medicine and part of the provider group for the Executive Health Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, positions he will continue to hold alongside his new role at Hy-Vee."