WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has opened five in-store clinics in the West Palm Beach area. One additional clinic is expected to open in the area over the next several weeks.
West Palm Beach is Take Care's fourth Florida market. It also operates clinics in Miami, Orlando and Tampa. By the end of 2008, Take Care, which currently has a total of 162 clinics throughout 13 states, plans to have more than 400 locations.
“We are thrilled to extend our model of high-quality, affordable health care to residents of West Palm Beach,” stated Debi Mazzuca, Take Care Health’s lead nurse practitioner for West Palm Beach. “Take Care Health clinics provide an integrated approach to patient’s long-term well-being. Our experienced nurse practitioners understand their local communities and are committed to providing an unparalleled patient experience.”
Take Care Health Systems is part of Walgreens new Health and Wellness division. The retailer recently announced plans to acquire I-trax of Chadds Ford, Pa., parent company of CHD Meridian Healthcare, and privately held Whole Health Management of Cleveland. Including Take Care, Walgreens will have more than 500 worksite and retail health clinics under the new division upon closing of the transaction.