KHN, Kroger team up to expand healthcare access

KETTERING — Kettering Health Network and Kettering Physician Network are teaming up with 10 of Kroger Health’s The Little Clinic locations to offer consumers improved access to healthcare services and physicians.

This clinical collaboration connects 10 of Kroger’s in-store clinics with Kettering Physician Network’s 600-plus board-certified physicians and advanced practice providers with an extensive range of medical specialties. Whether someone needs the convenience of after-hours care for a minor illness or injury, vaccinations, physicals or chronic condition, Kettering Health Network, Kettering Physician Network and The Little Clinic are working together to improve access to medical care. Convenient availability will help reduce visits to the emergency department.

“This partnership is part of our shared vision to offer quality healthcare at a lower cost,” says Fred Manchur, CEO of Kettering Health Network. “Now our patients have the choice of getting care at The Little Clinic close to where they live.”

Dr. Marc Watkins, CMO of Kroger Health added “This strategic alliance with Kettering Health Network provides additional opportunities for clinical collaboration with the primary goal of helping people live healthier lives. More importantly, it allows the teams at Kroger Health and Kettering to help improve access to high quality care for patients and customers in the Dayton area.”

Kroger Health’s The Little Clinic locations included in the collaborative partnership with Kettering Health Network and Kettering Physician Network are inside the following 10 southwest Ohio Kroger stores:

3165 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek, 2115 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, 885 Union Road, Englewood, 1510 Covington Ave., Piqua, 780 Northwoods Blvd., Vandalia, 155 N. Heincke Road, Miamisburg, 1095 S. Main Street, Centerville, 5400 Cornerstone North Blvd., Centerville, 731 W. Market Street, Troy and 1161 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn.