Boston, MA 08/15/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) has said that it is going for the healthcare clinic expansion by opening new-retail clinics into Dallas-Fort worth Market. The plan is to start 13 new clinic locations in the current year. The healthcare clinics will be located at the selected Walgreens locations. It has already started one clinic in Southlake on July 28, 2014.
Expansion is the key
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)’sentry into Dallas-Fort Worth reflects the commitment of the company to provide high quality and affordable well-being services to the people. The healthcare resources are witnessing a high demand. Walgreen has provided the best healthcare services in Houston market. It expects the healthcare practitioners to work in collaboration with the other providers in the region. The objective is to give the people with the means of personalized care to stay healthy in life.
The planned locations
The healthcare clinic locations are planned to start in Metroplex. The various locations finalized are Arlington, Burleson, and Carrollton, two in Dallas, two clinics in Fort Worth, Hurst, Mckinney, Plano, Rockwall and Waxahachie. As of now, Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)has got 15 healthcare clinics in Houston area. It plans to add 14 more healthcare clinics in this year. It has got more than 400 healthcare clinics distributed in 23 states and Washington, D.C. nationwide.
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)’shealthcare clinics are opened all days in a week. They are open for extended evening hours. On the weekend, they give more time to the people. The customers can opt for walk-in or can get the same-day online appointment. The healthcare clinics are open for all major insurance plans like offered from Medicaid and Medicare. There is no discrepancy in the pricing with people who carry the insurance coverage. Retail clinics form an important part of healthcare delivery in the United States. The percentage of visits has risen to 17% in 2013 from the previous percentage of 4% in 2007.