Wal*Mart + Memorial

The Marriage of Wal*Mart and Memorial Hospital of South Bend

There is another marriage on the scene, and, at first, it may seem like an odd couple. What do our friends at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana, have to do with Wal*Mart. Well, it seems that health care is walking down the aisles of Wal*Mart!! Memorial is first to put a quick medical center in a Wal*Mart store.

Inspired by the menus found at McDonald's, they created a medical menu board, so that you can 'order up' just what you need and know the price before you partake. They borrowed another idea from restaurants and give you a hand-held vibrating disk, so that when it's your turn you can stop shopping and swing by the health center. The device also has a pleasant voice telling you that the nurse practitioner is ready for you.

Health care continues to evolve, and innovative health services will continue to break through the barriers. To find out more, visit http://www.medpointexpress.com/.

Now, are there any objections to this marriage? If not, forever hold your peace! AND go get your flu shot while shopping at Wal*Mart in South Bend.

Val Willis posted this on October 31, 2005, in Healthcare.
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