Walgreens to cut some in-store clinics

November 6, 2019

Walgreens plans to close some of its in-store health clinics and will partner with outside companies to provide healthcare services in those stores, according to an article on the Becker's Hospital Review website.

In a cost-cutting move, the company will close its roughly 160 in-store health clinics it runs itself but keep open the 220 clinics that are run by local health systems.

The in-store health clinics were launched to offset slowing revenue from prescription drugs and competition from online retailers

Walgreens' roughly 400 walk-in clinics have at best barely broken even for the company, the article said.

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