CALHOUN, Ga. — Walmart is on a mission to improve the accessibility and affordability of health care in this country. A walk through the second Walmart Health center, which opened in this rural community in northwest Georgia at the end of January, makes the breadth of its commitment clear, but the scope of Walmart’s ambition
CALHOUN, Ga. — The second Walmart Health center, a facility that promises a wide range of affordable health care services in an accessible mass retail setting, opened Wednesday in a remodeled Supercenter here. “We think we can make an impactful difference in affordability, convenience and, most importantly, accessibility for the Calhoun community,” said Sean Slovenski,
DALLAS, Ga. — About a 40-minute drive from Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, in a community that bears little resemblance to the Texas city that shares the same name, a new health care facility has risen, almost overnight, that seeks, with considerable success, to address the problems many Americans face in gaining access to affordable
This issue of Chain Drug Review includes — indeed highlights — our editors’ choices for the most outstanding retailers of the year that ended last month. We at CDR do not take these awards lightly. Nor do we give our selections a cursory review before moving on to other subjects and future issues of the
Long anticipated and much discussed, a new era in community pharmacy is finally unfolding. Spearheaded by a small group of visionaries, traditional brick-and-mortar pharmacies have started to evolve into community-based health care centers, even as e-commerce companies try to shift the profession’s primary point of contact with patients from the physical to the digital realm.
The mass retailing community is abuzz over Walmart’s most recent initiative, the opening earlier this fall of an innovative health care facility in the small Georgia town of Dallas, northwest of Atlanta. Those industry people who have journeyed to Dallas to visit the new facility, which adjoins a Walmart Supercenter, and those who have merely
Anyone who had doubts about the depth of Walmart’s commitment to playing a bigger part in the nation’s health care system received a needed corrective in recent weeks as the company unveiled a series of initiatives designed to strengthen its impact in a sector that accounts for almost 20% of the U.S. economy. Following up
DALLAS, Ga. — When Sam Walton opened the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, he set in motion an enterprise that fundamentally transformed the way Americans shop, giving them convenient access to high-quality consumer products at the lowest possible price. Now, 57 years later, the company has embarked on a pilot test to