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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