Rite Aid opens its first RediClinics

February 6, 2015

Rite Aid recently announced the opening of 24 RediClinics inside pharmacies in Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.

Rite Aid recently announced the opening of 24 RediClinics inside pharmacies in Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.

The in-store clinics are the first to open inside Rite Aid pharmacies since the company purchased RediClinic last April. 

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“Today marks an important milestone not only for Rite Aid and RediClinic but for our customers in greater Baltimore/Washington D.C. and Philadelphia too,” said Ken Martindale, Rite Aid’s president and COO. “As a community pharmacy, we are on the front lines of community health every day and it’s critical that we provide the types of programs, resources, and services needed to help our customers live and stay well. Providing high-quality, convenient, and affordable healthcare through an in-store RediClinic is just one example of how we are taking our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our customers to the next level.”

The RediClinics will be staffed with nurse practitioners who work with local physicians. More than 30 common medical conditions can be treated at the clinics, and patients can obtain prescriptions for those medical conditions. Preventive services offered at RediClinics include screenings, medical tests, immunizations, and physical exams. Consumers can also take advantage of weight management programs through RediClinics.

 

“As one of the pioneers in convenient care, RediClinic has provided more than 1.5 million consumers with easy access to high-quality, affordable healthcare since 2005. Now as a part of Rite Aid, we are bringing our services and programs to new customers in new markets, helping Rite Aid take even better care of its customers,” said Web Golinkin, RediClinic’s CEO. “We are excited to have opened the first wave of clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. and Philadelphia markets, and we look forward to growing with Rite Aid and improving the health and wellbeing of our customers and communities.”

Later this spring, Rite Aid plans to open RediClinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the Seattle area and in Texas, Martindale said. 

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