THE STATE OF SUPERMARKET HEALTH CLINICS

PHILADELPHIA - The number of in-store health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners has grown dramatically in the last year. Many major supermarket chains are at least experimenting with the concept, CVS has been expanding the clinics in many markets, and Wal-Mart Stores recently announced plans to install 50 clinics in its stores as part of a broader program aimed at making health care more accessible

PHILADELPHIA - The number of in-store health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners has grown dramatically in the last year. Many major supermarket chains are at least experimenting with the concept, CVS has been expanding the clinics in many markets, and Wal-Mart Stores recently announced plans to install 50 clinics in its stores as part of a broader program aimed at making health care more accessible to employees and customers. Tine Hansen-Turton is the chief executive officer of the Nation

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