Rite Aid’s RediClinic and Philadelphia-Based Aria Health Announce Alliance

Alliance Will Offer Greater Convenience, Increased Access and More
Affordable Healthcare

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RediClinic, a leading operator of retail clinics, and Aria Health, the
largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks
County, announced today that they are entering into an alliance that
will offer greater convenience, increased access and more affordable
healthcare to residents of Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County in

Through the arrangement, RediClinic and Aria Health will implement a
variety of clinical integration initiatives to encourage and facilitate
collaboration between RediClinic practitioners and Aria
Health-affiliated physicians. The six RediClinics covered by the
alliance, which will be co-branded with Aria Health, are located inside
the following Rite Aid pharmacies:

  • 1035 County Line Road, Huntingdon Valley
  • 1 Summit Square, Langhorne
  • 96 North Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne
  • 7418-32 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia
  • 1860 Brownsville Road, Trevose
  • 599 York Road, Warminster

“Since opening our first RediClinic in the greater Philadelphia area
over just a year ago, we have been seeking ways to become more fully
integrated into the existing healthcare delivery ecosystem,” said
RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin. “We are excited about our new relationship
with Aria Health because it will enable us to offer our patients access
to a larger network of providers and a broader scope of services.”

“We are pleased to be working with RediClinic and Rite Aid, as it will
enable Aria to expand access to care in our community and explore
innovations in service delivery,” said Kathleen Kinslow, CRNA, EdD, MBA,
president and CEO of Aria Health.

RediClinic currently operates clinics inside 18 Philadelphia-area Rite
Aid pharmacies. The clinics are staffed by board certified nurse
practitioners, who are trained and licensed to treat common conditions,
and provide preventive services including screenings, medical tests,
immunizations and basic physical exams, in collaboration with local
physicians. Patients can be treated for more than 30 common medical
conditions, and RediClinic clinicians are able to write prescriptions
when appropriate. RediClinic also offers an innovative and acclaimed
Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program that is offered at
all RediClinics and licensed to other providers.

As part of RediClinic’s commitment to offering high-quality, convenient
and affordable healthcare, clinics are open seven days a week, and no
appointments are necessary. To find the nearest RediClinic inside Rite
Aid, visit www.rediclinic.com.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading
drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District
of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenue of $26.5 billion. Information
about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is
available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

RediClinic has given consumers easy access to high-quality, affordable
healthcare since 1989. The company currently operates 35 clinics inside
H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, as well as 43
clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the greater Philadelphia,
Baltimore/Washington D.C. (including Virginia and Delaware) and Seattle
areas. Since opening its first in-store clinic in 2005, RediClinic has
successfully treated more than 1.9 million patients. In addition to
treating common medical conditions and providing preventive care, the
company’s acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program
is offered in the company’s clinics and licensed to other providers.
RediClinic is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rite Aid Corporation. For
more information about clinic locations, hours of operation, services
and prices, visit www.rediclinic.com.

Aria Health is the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia
and Lower Bucks County. With three leading-edge community hospitals and
a growing network of outpatient centers and physicians, Aria upholds a
longstanding tradition of bringing advanced medicine and personal care
to the many communities it serves. For more information about Aria
Health, please visit www.ariahealth.org,
“Like” Aria Health on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ariahealth
and “Follow” Aria Health on Twitter at @AriaHealth.


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