Walgreens' Take Care clinics celebrate Nurse Practitioner Week

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. Retail-based clinic operator Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, is celebrating National Nurse Practitioner Week with a three-week “We Love NPs” campaign.

The campaign kick off corresponds with National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 11 to 17, and runs through the end of the month.

“Nurse practitioners are the core of the Take Care Health Systems. They provide the high-quality health care our patients demand and receive every day at our 85 clinics nationwide,” stated Sandy Ryan, chief nurse practitioner of Take Care Health Systems. “The ‘We Love NPs’ campaign is a national program to commend each and every NP for their advocacy on behalf of patients and their passion for providing accessible care.”

As part of the campaign, nurse practitioners can visit www.WeLoveNPs.com and register to win a $2,500 American Express gift card. Entries are due Nov. 30. One winner will be chosen the week of Dec. 3.

Take Care Health Systems currently employs 359 nurse practitioners at its 85 clinics in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and St. Louis. It expects to have more than 100 clinics open at Walgreens locations by the end of 2007 and more than 400 clinics by the end of 2008.

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