John Wigneswaran, Walmart CMO

Wal­mart buys in­to phar­ma re­search, fol­low­ing in foot­steps of CVS and Wal­greens

Gro­ceries, home goods, au­to care and … clin­i­cal tri­al re­cruit­ment?

Wal­mart has joined the wave of health and re­tail con­glom­er­ates jump­ing in on phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal re­search, un­veil­ing the new Wal­mart Health­care Re­search In­sti­tute (WHRI) on Tues­day. While the re­tail chain won’t be run­ning ac­tu­al tri­als, its ini­tial fo­cus will be on iden­ti­fy­ing pa­tients who may ben­e­fit from stud­ies in chron­ic con­di­tions, CMO John Wigneswaran told End­points News. 

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