MedCity News June 5, 2024
Marissa Plescia

Dollar General and DocGo have mutually decided to end their mobile clinic pilot. The decision comes as numerous retailers have struggled in the healthcare sector.

Retailers have been plotting moves in healthcare for the last few decades — think of Minute Clinic that Target bought, which CVS Health later acquired. Even a couple of years ago, retailers’ moves in healthcare were met with excitement. CVS Health purchased Signify Health and Oak Street Health, Walgreens-backed VillageMD bought Summit Health-CityMD and Amazon acquired One Medical. Many experts said retailers could increase access to healthcare and reach underserved populations due to their large footprint and trusted brands.

But “the times they are a-changin’.”

Walmart recently announced that it is shuttering its healthcare division,...

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