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With this acquisition, Walmart Health will add nationwide virtual care options across primary care, urgent care and behavioral health to its clinics’ service portfolio | MobiHealthNews

Walmart looks to virtual care with acquisition of telemedicine company MeMD

By Mallory Hackett | May 07, 202102:14 pm | MOBIHEALTHNEWS

THE LARGER TREND

Walmart has waded further and further into healthcare over the past several years. The company opened its first Walmart Health clinic in Georgia in 2019 and has since announced plans to expand into new markets this year.

It has dipped into health insurance through its deal with Clover Health and by launching Walmart Insurance Services, a licensed insurance brokerage for Medicare plans.

Walmart has also had its eye on digital health as it acquired digital medication management company CareZone’s tech platform, patents and “key intellectual property.”

The retailer has even lent its pharmacy to the COVID-19 vaccine effort by participating in the Federal Pharmacy Retail Program.

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SOURCE: https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/walmart-looks-virtual-care-acquisition-telemedicine-company-memd

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