January 14, 2011

Larry Merlo’s comments during the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on the upswing in acute visits at MinuteClinic is important because it speaks to the fact that 2011 is the beginning of the second wave of clinic expansion.

January 14, 2011

Convenience and cost savings offered by retail-based health clinics are attractive to urban patients. Given sufficient cost savings, those urban patients are likely to seek care at such facilities, causing possible further growth and employment opportunities for nurse practitioners in these clinics, according to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

January 14, 2011

Walgreens has announced that it is offering free blood pressure testing through Jan. 16 at all Walgreens pharmacies and Take Care Clinics nationwide, as announced Thursday on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

January 12, 2011

CVS Caremark's retail-based clinic operator, MinuteClinic, is experiencing exponential gains in utilization and posted a 22% increase in acute visits during the past year, Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark president and COO, told investors Wednesday during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

January 4, 2011

Intel is helping its employees gain convenient access to health care with the opening this week of an on-site medical center at its Jones Farm Campus in Hillsboro, which will be operated by Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems, according to local news reports.

December 17, 2010

The Little Clinic has appointed Eileen Myers as director of prevention and health management. She will be responsible for leading the health-and-wellness initiatives and for overseeing the rollout of an expanded scope of services for the clinic operator.

December 13, 2010

Deffenbaugh Industries, which is a Kansas City waste and recycling services company, has collaborated with Cerner to develop an on-site health-and-wellness center for its employees.

December 13, 2010

RediClinic has announced that it will open 20 new clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores across Texas, which will nearly double the number of RediClinics currently operating within H-E-B.

December 7, 2010


BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart clearly is not unique in the fact that some of its stores offer access to an in-store health clinic, but what is unique is that several years ago, the retail giant decided to scrap its retail clinic model of partnering with a handful of independent operators in favor of a more regionalized, healthcare system-driven model.


November 18, 2010

The fact that CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic was highlighted as an innovator of healthcare delivery by...

November 11, 2010

Two companies have formed a partnership to provide services for long-haul truck drivers....

October 31, 2010

The DR Doctor On-Premises Walk-In Medical Care clinics, which are located within select Duane Reade...

October 31, 2010

Up to 1-in-4 emergency room visits could take place at a retail-based health clinic or...

October 7, 2010

Retail pharmacy operators continue to expand their presence in the burgeoning market for retail-based walk-in...

October 3, 2010

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, announced on Monday that treatment of...

September 27, 2010

Baptist Healthcare System, which operates a network of hospitals and other facilities throughout the state,...

September 26, 2010

The spotlight is shining brighter and brighter on worksite clinics as employers work to rein...

September 22, 2010

Walmart and St. Mary's Medical Group will be opening on Oct. 18 a retail-based health...

September 21, 2010

Retail clinic operator Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has opened two...

September 12, 2010

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, built its retail-based clinics around a...

September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

September 12, 2010

Nurse practitioners are critical players in today’s healthcare system, and all too often these professionals...

September 12, 2010

Blount Memorial Hospital is looking to open a retail-based health clinic inside Walmart here on...

September 7, 2010

CVS Caremark is partnering with nonprofit Direct Relief USA to offer up to $5 million...