Walgreens is making a push to bring telemedicine services to stores through a new partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian. The partnership will bring access to telehealth services from New York’s top hospital via NYP OnDemand kiosks for shoppers at the Deerfield, Ill.-based retailer’s Duane Reade banner, as well as through its digital properties.
With flu season set to kick into gear soon, CVS Health is marking National Influenza Vaccination Week by reminding patients to get their flu shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established the week of awareness to remind patients to get vaccinated. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based company recently ran a survey that found that 61% of patients get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year.
PHOENIX — FastMed Urgent Care on Thursday named Web Golinkin as its new CEO. In this capacity, he will lead FastMed's large and growing portfolio of walk-in urgent care health clinics located across Arizona, Texas and North Carolina.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As Florida’s Broward County sees an uptick in hepatitis A cases, CVS Health is encouraging patients in the area to get vaccinated. So far this year, the county has seen 34 cases of hepatitis A — an increase over the typical seven cases annually, according to the Florida Department of Health.
CVS Health said its 10 MinuteClinic locations in Broward County are stocked with the hepatitis A vaccine, and the vaccine is available at its 76 CVS Pharmacy locations in the county on a walk-in basis.
CINCINNATI — Kroger is now offering associates and their immediate families pricing of $25 or less for medically necessary services at The Little Clinic locations, the grocer announced Monday.
"We are committed to helping our associates and customers live healthier lives," stated Colleen Lindholz, president Kroger Pharmacy and The Little Clinic. "Our mission is to simplify healthcare by creating affordable solutions that combine health, wellness and nutrition."
It’s one thing to say food retailers are boosting their commitments to health and wellness. It’s another to actually crunch the numbers and understand how this is playing out.
A recently released report does just that by quantifying the growing retailer involvement in clinics, community health partnerships, consumer education, and other areas.