Walmart Health and Wellness BusIntell Report provides an overview of Walmart’s health care strategy and activities. Walmart Health and Wellness is a $37.5 billion dollar business for the company. Walmart’s goal is to focus on delivering innovative solutions to increase access to affordable and convenient healthcare across its business.
Walmart is able to use its sizeable number of associates (1.5 million employees and more than 5,000 stores throughout the United States) to test and launch its major health care initiatives. Walmart’s health care strategy is based on price competition, following the Every Day Low Price (EDLP) strategy that permeates throughout the organization.
Prior to opening its first health center, in Dallas, Georgia, in 2019, Walmart already had a presence in healthcare, delivering 420 million prescriptions a year, as well as operating numerous vision centers, and clinics in South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas.
With the opening of its health centers, Walmart Health, the company’s expansion into the health-and-wellness category is premised on the same guiding principles that have long determined its approach in the retail industry. Walmart is innovating to determine how best to use the company brand, footprint, and capabilities to help people get greater access to affordable healthcare.
The launch of the first Walmart Health center in Georgia represented just one step in the company’s commitment to making the entry point for quality healthcare easier for customers. Walmart has used its location in Dallas, Georgia, to learn how best to work with partners to deliver the quality, affordable and accessible care customers want with the goal to take the Walmart Health center model to the other communities the company serves.
Walmart Health and Wellness BusIntell Report Table of Contents:
- Background – pg. 4
- Operations – pgs. 5-7
- Financial Information – pgs. 8-9
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- Strategy – pgs. 10-11
- Executives – pg. 12
- Health Centers – pgs. 13-16
- Walmart Pharmacy – pgs. 17-18
- Health Insurance – pg. 19
- Initiatives – pgs. 20-22
- Walmart Associates – pgs. 23-25