Walking into your neighborhood drug store is a vastly different experience in 2015 than it was just 5 years ago. From in-store clinics to online experiences, retail environments are bringing care to easily accessible locations while helping to manage patient volume at a savings.
Marcus is Walmart’s point man in their stated goal of increasing health care access, quality, and affordability for consumers. In health, that means new product lines like the $4 generic. Earlier in his career Marcus was at the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative and he may be the only Transylvania University grad here. But at the Fall Conference, Marcus spoke about Walmart’s new Care Clinic offering.
Nearly a year after ACA implementation, this session dove into the new ways benefits are being offered to consumers, how employers are buying care directly, and what new technologies are enabling change in direct care provision.
The “Yet More and Different Unmentionables” panel took place at the San Francisco Health 2.0 conference in 2011.
Marcus Osborne, Vice President, Healthcare Savings Programs and Global Sourcing, Walmart
We think that Marcus’ long title means that he’s Walmart’s point man on the retail giant’s stated goal of increasing health career access, quality and affordability for consumers. In health that means new product lines like the $4 generic. In this video Marcus talks about how Walmart works to help keep costs down for caregivers.. This talk was given during the “Yet More and Different Unmentionables” panel at the San Francisco Health 2.0 conference in 2011.