Walmart’s Push to Create Healthcare ”SUPER CENTERS”

Walmart’s Push to Create Healthcare ”Super Centers”

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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, opened the first Walmart Health in 2019 with the main goal of helping to meet the healthcare needs of the communities they serve. After opening six locations in almost two years, Walmart is looking to operate a total of 22 standalone clinics by the end of 2021. 

This Health Capital Topics article will review Walmart Health’s approach to delivering primary care, the communities into which it is expanding, its partnerships it is developing in the healthcare sector, and the competitive landscape in which it operates. (Read more…) 

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WALMART Medical School

Walmart heir to build medical school in Arkansas

[By Alia Paavola]

Walmart heir Alice Walton said she plans to finance and build a medical school in northwest Arkansas. 

The Whole Health School of Medicine in Bentonville will be a nonprofit, independent entity, and students enrolled will receive a doctor of medicine degree, according to a March 4 announcement. 

The medical school plans to admit its first class of 40 to 50 students in fall 2023. Construction on the facility is scheduled to begin next year. 

“The Whole Health School of Medicine will help medical students rise to the health challenges of the 21st century through a reimagination of American medical education that incorporates mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health, the elements of Whole Health, to help people live healthier and happier lives,” Ms. Walton said in the news release.

The project is related to the billionaire Walmart heir’s Whole Health Institute, a nonprofit center promoting holistic wellness slated to break ground next month. The institute is in Bentonville.

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READ HERE: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/capital/walmart-heir-to-build-medical-school-in-arkansas.html

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Walmart Health To Acquire Telehealth Provider MeMD

BENTONVILLE, Ark., and PHOENIX, Ariz

[By Staff Reporters]

Walmart Health and MeMD, a multi-specialty telehealth provider, announced they have entered into an agreement for Walmart Health to acquire MeMD.

This reinforces Walmart’s commitment to integrated, omni-channel health delivery that leverages data and technology to improve engagement, health
equity and outcomes.

Walmart Health Acquires MeMD multi-specialty telehealth ...

READ LINK: https://corporate.walmart.com/newsroom/2021/05/06/walmart-health-to-acquire-telehealth-provider-memd

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