«Walmart announced the opening of five new ‘Walmart Health Centres in Florida in April, promising low-cost healthcare services. Not very surprising given how the American firm has been steadily building a foothold in this industry in recent years without any signs of slowing down». 

«In the U.S., Walmart established 600 COVID-19 testing sites during the pandemic; before the current announcement, Walmart Health business has rolled out in 20 locations across Arkansas, Georgia and Illinois in the last three years complete with primary care, emergency care, labs and more. By 2029, Walmart’s board even plans to scale to 4,000 clinics».

«Their aim is to make quality healthcare more affordable and accessible, and their advantage in potentially achieving that is that 90% of Americans live within 10 miles of a Walmart store».

Article written by Bertalan Meskó.