Becker's Healthcare October 26, 2020
Large retail companies like Walmart, Walgreens and CVS are increasingly offering healthcare services at their locations across the U.S. as well as online.
During an Oct. 8 session at the Becker’s Healthcare Health IT + Revenue Cycle Virtual Event, Ashish Atreja, MD, chief innovation officer in the department of medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and Pamela Gallagher, interim CFO of Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, Ky., answered the question: Are Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and other retail clinics good or bad for health systems?
“I feel they are good for healthcare and that should be our North Star,” said Dr. Atreja. “Whether it is good or bad for health systems is the organization’s...