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Perhaps this is the next trend for in-store health clinics.

Walgreen Co. announced that its Take Care Health Systems subsidiary, which operates clinics in some 350 of the company’s drug stores around the country, will begin offering customers the ability to make appointments - either online or via instore touch screen kiosks.

"Our goal is always to leverage leading technology and practices to help our patients receive the care they need, on their terms, and the ability to offer appointments will help us do just that," says Heather Helle, divisional vice president for Walgreens Consumer Solutions Group, in a prepared statement. "Now patients or health systems partners can easily evaluate which clinic location makes the most sense for a visit at a convenient time, and we believe this will ultimately help create the simpler and easier health care experience that is being sought by patients and their health care providers."
KC's View:
This will be a huge advantage for Walgreen’s stores...and I’d expect that we’ll see more retailers offering this option.