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Retail clinics are in, traditional primary care practices are out

The so-called “retailization” of healthcare is picking up significant steam, especially after the high-profile announcement from Kaiser Permanente and Target Corp last week, wherein Kaiser will staff four Southern California clinics. That follows a steady push by retail pharmacies like Walgreens, CVS Health and Rite Aid into the primary care setting, and as the trend […]


CVS Health opens Digital Innovation Lab in Boston

In perhaps yet another sign of the expanding role of retail healthcare, CVS Health said it is opening a new Digital Innovation Lab in Boston that will serve as a central hub for the Rhode Island-based pharmacy’s digital health team. The Boston center follows the recent launch of a similar hub near CVS Health headquarters […]

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Your Kaiser Permanente doctor will see you now – at Target

In a move that reflects the increasing wave of consumer-driven healthcare, Target Corporation is teaming up with Kaiser Permanente to open four in-store Target Clinics in Southern California, taking a host of services directly to thousands of customers. The clinics opened at Target stores in Vista, San Diego and Fontana, and a fourth clinic will […]