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Walmart to bring in-store health clinics

WDBOWalmart is opening health clinics within its stores in Texas and South Carolina.

Licensed nurse practitioners will be able to diagnose illnesses and treat injuries and off-site supervising physicians can step in to assist if they’re needed. However there won’t be licensed doctors on site.

Medical expert Dr. Tim Hendrix of Centra Care tells News965 this isn’t an issue, and in-store clinics are an increasing trend. However according to Dr. Hendrix, an increase of in-store clinics might bring a future trend of people choosing mid-level clinics as their primary care providers. [Read full story]