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TEXAS Opening (Houston) Retail Competition for PCPs? “Village Medical at Walgreens” brand

Launched in 2013, VillageMD said its more than 2,500 physicians that are either contracted or employed in eight markets across the country care for 500,000 people.

Amid LBO Talk, Walgreens Opens First Doctor-Staffed Clinics

On Wednesday, Walgreens and its primary care partner VillageMD, which operates primary care clinics that contract or employ physicians, opened the first of five locations in the Houston market under the “Village Medical at Walgreens” brand. The plan calls for the four remaining 2,500 square-foot Houston clinics to open in December and January 2020 next to Walgreens stores while the global retail drugstore chain examines clinic performance and a possible national rollout, Walgreens executives have said.

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