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GEORGIA: Atlanta-Area Hospital System To Take Over 27 Walgreens Retail Health Clinics In City

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Also in Georgia, a turf war reignites among the state’s hospitals over a cancer center’s designation.

retaileModern Healthcare: Piedmont Taking Over 27 Walgreens Clinics In Atlanta 

FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – Piedmont Healthcare, a seven-hospital system in Atlanta, has agreed to take over and operate 27 Walgreens in-store retail clinics in the metropolitan area, the two companies announced Wednesday. Piedmont joins other hospital systems such as Advocate Health Care in Chicago and Providence Health in Renton, Wash., that have bought or leased retail clinics that Walgreens and other chains have opened inside their stores to provide convenience for patients with minor ailments. (Barkholz, 2/22)



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