Dollar General Announces Healthcare Advisory Panel

  • The Panel will consist of healthcare industry subject matter experts who will serve as thought partners and strategists.

  • They will help the retailer develop approaches on how to best invest its resources in the context of the health & wellness landscape.

  • The company previously announced as expansion to its healthcare offerings to help meet customer's needs and has begun to establish itself as a healthcare destination.

  • Albert Wu, Dollar General's chief medical officer, announced the subject matter experts including:

  • Patrick Carroll; currently chief medical officer at Vida Health and former Walgreen's chief medical officer.

  • Katy Lanz; She is currently chief strategy and product officer at Personal Care Medical Associates and is on the Board for National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

  • Von Nguyen; A physician, population health expert and public health leader. He currently serves as clinical lead of public and population health at Google and serves as chief medical officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina.

  • Yolanda Hill Wimberly; A Board - certified physician in both pediatrics and adolescent medicine. She is chief health equity officer at Grady Health Systems.

SOURCE: Drug Store News


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