Skip to main content

News

Walmart is so desperate to fix health care, it flies employees to top hospitals in other states for treatment

By CNBC  
   March 15, 2019

Walmart shared a case-study this week on its efforts to improve health care for its employees. It described how a patient got an all expenses paid trip to Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania with his wife to get a second opinion on whether he needed spine surgery. The employee, in fact, had Parkinson’s Disease. That saved Walmart $30,000 by averting the procedure. 

Full story


Get the latest on healthcare leadership in your inbox.