Topics

Healthcare Providers
Kaiser Permanente joins forces with Target Corp. on in-store clinics
Kaiser Permanente joins forces with Target Corp. on in-store clinics

HMO giant Kaiser Permanente entered the growing retail clinic business for the first time by joining forces with Target Corp. on four in-store locations in Southern California. Three Kaiser clinics inside Target stores opened Monday in Fontana, San Diego and Vista. A fourth clinic in Fullerton is scheduled to open next month. These types of in-store clinics are expanding nationwide, driven by a shortage of primary care doctors and an influx of newly insured patients under the federal health law. Kaiser is California's largest health maintenance organization with 7.3 million members and runs its own network of hospitals and physician practices. Industry analysts said the Target...

Loading