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Target, Walmart workers and others plan ‘sickout’ protests over coronavirus safety

May 1, 2020

Via: CNBC

A Target worker in Virginia wearing his own mask, gloves and safety glasses said he felt helpless recently when customers swarmed him as he organized a clearance area. Another Target worker, a cashier in North Carolina, said he welcomed the […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Walmart To Give Workers Financial Incentives To Use Higher-Quality Doctors

October 16, 2019

Via: HITECH Answers

Worried its employees aren’t getting good enough care from doctors in their insurance networks, Walmart next year will test pointing workers in northwestern Arkansas, central Florida and the Dallas-Fort Worth area toward physicians it has found provide better service. If […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Walmart to give workers financial incentives to use higher-quality doctors

October 3, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Worried its employees aren’t getting good enough care from doctors in their insurance networks, Walmart next year will test pointing workers in northwestern Arkansas, central Florida and the Dallas-Fort Worth area toward physicians it has found provide better service. If […]


News

Urgent Care Centers Hit 8,700 As Big Players Walgreens, CVS Emerge

February 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

The number of urgent care centers in the U.S. has surpassed 8,700 as big well-capitalized companies like CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance consider whether to add such services across the country. The number of U.S. urgent care centers rose […]


Regulatory

Walmart pharmacies likely to leave CVS network because of pricing dispute

January 15, 2019

Via: CNBC

Walmart pharmacies are expected to leave the drugstore networks offered by CVS because of an ongoing pricing dispute. Anyone with CVS-administered drug benefits and Medicaid enrollees with CVS drug coverage will be affected if the split happens, CVS said Tuesday. […]


Regulatory

VA partners with 3 companies to boost telehealth services

December 12, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Department of Veterans Affairs is enlisting partners in an effort expand telehealth services to the nation’s veterans. The agency has announced several industry partnerships in a program to enhance its connected care program, offering growing support for the use […]


News

How Healthcare Disruption Will Help Retailers

May 3, 2018

Via: Forbes

Healthcare is one-sixth of the U.S. economy. It is a $3 trillion industry. And it is hopelessly broken. Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported that Walmart (WMT) was in early talks to buy or partner closely with Humana (HUM), […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Walmart To Give Away Kits To Dispose Of Opioids At Home

January 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

In another private-sector effort to limit the availability of prescription opioids in the U.S., Walmart is introducing a new, free program for people who fill opioid prescriptions to help them dispose of unused pills safely at home. At all of […]