Piedmont Healthcare Partners with Walgreens on Walk-In Clinics
Piedmont Healthcare’s prescription for staying current in the competitive marketplace includes partnering with Walgreens, one of the largest drugstore chains in the United States. To this end, Piedmont will take over operation of quick-care clinics in 27 Walgreens stores in the metro Atlanta region starting this August.
This will enable Piedmont to provide easy-to-access locations where people can get a diagnosis and treatment for minor health concerns right from the convenience of the neighborhoods where they live and work. These clinics will offer a strategic complement to the system’s existing primary and urgent-care options.
Matt Gove, Piedmont’s chief consumer officer (and member of the Editorial Review Board of our sibling publication eHealthcare Strategy & Trends), says the new arrangement provides a strategic approach for the health system to try to fill in the gaps that exist and broaden out their demographics.
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