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Watch DSN: Walmart Canada reaffirms commitment to accessibility, affordability in healthcare

Alex Hurd, VP, healthcare services at Walmart Canada, discusses the differences between retail pharmacy in Canada and the United States.
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In this latest installment of the Watch DSN video series, John Kenlon, senior vice president at EnsembleIQ and publisher of Drug Store News, sat down for a conversation with Alex Hurd, vice president, healthcare services at Walmart Canada.

Hurd discusses the differences between retail pharmacy in Canada compared to the United States, and how in the Great White North, pharmacists can now diagnose and prescribe patients for minor ailments. 

He highlights how this move addresses access barriers, leverages the retail channel and frees up the primary care system for more complex conditions. 

Watch the full conversation above. 

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