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Target Clinic Expands Into NC and VA

Target announced last month that it will open eight new Target Clinic® locations, four in North Carolina and four Northern Virginia.  These will be the first Target Clinics in those states, and the announcement could indicate the company is ready to move beyond what appears to have been an experimental approach with its retail clinic strategy.  The new clinics are currently under construction and slated to open in late July.  Target currently operates clinics in four markets: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Baltimore, Chicago and South Florida.  The first retail clinics opened inside Target in 2003 in Minneapolis/St. Paul and 2004 in Baltimore under the MinuteClinic brand.  Target eventually took over the operation of those clinics, and expanded into Chicago and South Florida in 2010.

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June 27, 2014
Next Symposium Set for January
January 26-28 in Scottsdale
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August 1, 2013
NextCare Acquires Dallas-Based PrimaCare

NextCare now operates 86 clinics in seven states.

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July 29, 2013
Walgreens Drops Take Care Name

The new name is "Healthcare Clinic."

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April 5, 2013
Take Care Expands Services

Walgreens announced this month diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses at Take Care Health clinics.

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April 5, 2013
AFC Buys Doctors Express
The acquisition by AFC will make that company the fourth largest urgent care operator in the country, the second largest independent operator.

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December 1, 2012
MinuteClinic Opens 19 Clinics in November
The company also signed two new health system affiliation agreements.
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October 24, 2012
MinuteClinic Opens In Asheville, NC
The move marks a willingness by the top retail clinic operator to open in a market that is not one of the top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the United States.
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October 18, 2012
Walk-In Medicine and Telehealth Continue to Converge
BCBS of N.C., TakeCare and American Well collaborate on new service.
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September 17, 2012
MinuteClinic Signs 18th Collaboration Agreement
Agreement with University of Oklahoma Physicians covers Oklahoma City clinics.
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August 1, 2012
More Moves By Major Urgent Care Players
Solantic/CareSpot forms a joint venture with HCA; Physicians Immediate Care gets a major investment.
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June 6, 2012
Telemedicine to be Offered Inside Walmart
Another attempt at something Walmart tried back in 2008.
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August 1, 2011
Safeway Begins Building Clinics in its Stores

Traditional grocery gets a boost as a platform for retail clinics. 

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